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How was religion connected to government in the New England colonies?

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because the government was bast on the Church

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Many of them were Puritan colonies, actually.


The colonies were connected because they were only allowed to trade with England


Whereas religion was the basis of life and government in the Northern colonies, the lack of religion in the Southern colonies provided the basis for agriculture.


how did religion influence the founding of the new England colonies



The New England Colonies at first were "Royal Colonies" where England ruled them itself. Later on, they separated and became a new England Government.


The New England colonies were predominantly dissenters and the southern colonies were predominantly Church of England.


The New England Colonies at first were "Royal Colonies" where England ruled them itself. Later on, they separated and became a Democratic Government.


The most common religion in the New England colonies were christianity.



The religion that was allowed in the New England Colonies was Christianity. The New England Colonies did not leave England because of religious persecution. New England was also named New England because they followed the traditions of England.


Religion is the entire reason the New England colonies exist. The Pilgrims came to New England in search of religious freedom, and they created colonies where people were free to worship as they chose.


No, the New England colonies practiced in democratic government.


puritans and also they were christians



Colonists settled in the New England colonies because they wanted to practice their religion freely.


New England colonies were usually founded by groups of people who wanted to find religious freedom in the New World. They were trying to escape persecution by the Anglicans in England. These colonies were usually run by the religion, a government type called an theocracy.


The religion in the southern colonies was mainly an Anglican faith. The Catholics lived in Maryland for religious freedom and separation of the Church of England. The southern colonies wanted freedom for all religion.


if you were a certain religion you lived in a certain area.



noneTheir religion was mostly Calivinism.Catholic.Puritanpuritans. RI 1st to allow any religionpuritans and also they were christians The New England Colonies believed in Puritanism.(If you are learning this in social studies, it is such a bore.)


The Dutch ruled the colonies and then King Charles II of England wanted the colonies. The Dutch ruled the colonies and then King Charles II of England wanted the colonies.


Because they wanted to find the new England Colonies so they can practice their religion freely.


The religion was assigned by the government also known as a Monarchy. Wrong. The people who settled in the New England colonies came to America for the religious freedom it offered (unlike the southern colonies whose people came to make money). They wanted to purify or reform the church of England, and if not that then to start a new church in New England. These people were known as the Puritans. They believed that the Protestant Reformation began, but was never able to finish in England. They wanted to finish this reformation.


Early Americans wanted freedom of religion and liberty. They wanted elected government officials that local people elected. The colonies were made as local districts where the population in the areas could be represented in the government independent from England.



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