From 1653-1658 Oliver Cromwell, a Puritan leader, successfully took over the ruling of England after executing King Charles. This was a very big change from Christianity to Puritan beliefs. He was later overthrown when the people disliked his rule.
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What were the puritans trying to accomplish with the halfway covenant?
What the puritans were trying to accomplish with the Half-way covenant was how could they keep the unbelievers in the church. ...
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What did the puritans hope to accomplish in the new world?
They hoped to establish a new Jerusalem with peace on earth. Escaping from religeous persecution. ...
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How did god use persecution in England to accomplish His will for the new England colonies?
The persecution in England made the king want to give the Puritans a new place to live for peace on both sides of the argument, and the Puritans made new colonies and stuff ...
What did the Puritans want to accomplish?
It depends on when or in what regard. While in England the Puritans wanted to reform the Church of England in a way similar to the way Calvin had done in Geneva. They wanted the Church to move further from Roman Catholic rites and dogma. They came to the New World to have more freedom to worship the way they saw fit. ...