What group sought religious freedom in Maryland?
In 1664, the Maryland assembly passed the Toleration Act, which allowed religious
freedom in the colony to all Christians.
Catholics from Europe, especially from England, moved to Maryland seeking freedom of religion.
The first group seeking religious freedom in the New World were the Pilgrims. They sought and were awarded a chater to establish a colony in the new world.
The first waves of settlers to New England wanted religious freedom. Pennsylvannia and Maryland, as well as Rhode Island, were founded for no other reason than to create a place for a certain religious group.
well it was baltimore
Catholics were the religious group that founded Maryland.Lord Baltimore also founded it but I am pretty sure one person can not be a religious group.lol
Roman Catholics, sort of
The Edict of Nantes was passed in France by Henry IV on April 13, 1598. It allowed the Huguenots, a Protestant group, religious freedom.
It was intended to be a haven for English Catholics.
The mormons, led by Joseph Smith and Bringham Young.
i think quakers
He was a Catholic and his religious group was persecuted. Maryland was created as a safe haven for those persecuted Catholics.
Calvinists or Hugenots.
The religious group known as the Pilgrims sought religious freedom from the Church of England.They had sought and secured a charter from King James to have a colony in the New World possessions of Great Britain. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean, but due to storms, mis-navigated their direction. Their ship was the Mayflower, and instead of landing far to the south, they ended up on the coast near what is now the city of Boston… Read More
Both Maryland and Massachusetts were established as a place for a specific religious group that opposed the Anglican church. Massachusetts was for Puritans and Maryland was for Catholics.
The colony of Maryland was founded as a home where English Catholics could practice their faith. This colony was founded by Lord Baltimore in 1634.
The Edict of Nantes, proclaimed by Henry IV of France in 1598, granted religious freedom to the Protestant Christians of France known as Huguenots. This Edict ended many years of religious-based conflict in France.
What racial ethnic and religious groups settled in the colonies and what were their reasons for doing so?
The racial group was the whites, the ethnic group was english men, and the religious groups were Seperatists and Quakers. I have no idea why for the racial and ethnic but for religious was obviously in search of freedom of religion. :)
Who led a group of puritan colonists who left England for Massachusetts in search of religious freedom?
the answer is John winthrop.
The Puritans were one of the groups who left England to find religious freedom in the New World. Pilgrims would also be one of those groups and there were several others.
The Pilgrims, who celebrated the first thanksgiving in America, were fleeing religious persecution in their native England. In 1609 a group of Pilgrims left England for the religious freedom in Holand where they lived and prospered.
Pilgrims. They were actually a small group of 64 people from the same small English town.
The Protestants in France also known as the Huguenots or Calvinists.
Religious/political freedom/tolerance :D APUSH
Mormons (I am absolutely positive)
Caitlin Cox with her fat butt.
i dont know do u? this a hard question really! from jeffrey denadel
It can be, if a religious group wants to unite members in matrimony, but is prevented from doing so by civil law.
The religious group that settled in the New England region of the Americas in the 17th century was known as "the Puritans. " Dissenting strongly from the established Church of England in their home-country, these Puritans sought a place wherein they could live and worship exactly as their faith directed them.
Thomas Hooker led a group of settlers to a colony that they named Connecticut in 1636. It was settled because of religious freedom.
Pennsylvania was founded as a state of religious freedom by the Quakers. William Penn, who founded the colony on March 4, 1681, was the leader of this movement.
the march was organized by a group of civil rights, labor, and religious organizations. they hoped for jobs and freedom.
Religious freedom is essentially the act of preventing laws that interfere with a person's free exercise of their religion. We do not prevent free exercise of religion in the United States and no people need to leave the U. S. in search of that degree of freedom. However, some individuals interprete their own religious freedom as the right to impose their particular religious beliefs on others, to denigrate, discriminate against and persecute others who do… Read More
Thomas Hooker lead a group of Puritans out of the Massachusets Bay Colony to Connecticut in order to gain religious freedom and trading opportunities. There were 100 men and women and 130 cattle. Thomas Hooker ALSO founded Hartford and got his colony growing because of his religious freedom ideas.
Answer the important people in the middle colonies were Peter Stuyvesant, William Penn ( founder of pennsylvania, offered religious freedom) and the Quakers (a religious group of people such as the puritans only different).
New Netherland had a very diverse group religions, including -many Jewish settlers -African slaves -Puritans these people were not punished for their religions, so it was a relatively free religious colony.
That depends on which group of them you are talking about. Many were seeking greater economic opportunity, but others were seeking religious freedom, or just normal freedom because their countries were in turmoil and it was either stay and be killed or imprisoned or leave.
A religious group can be called a sect. A religious group can also be called a congregation when all attend the same church. A religious group might have more than one sect, or group of individuals, like the Amish.
The Mormon trail wasn't about seeking out new lands, it wasn't about looking for gold or riches from the land either. It was about a group of religious believers having to leave their homes in the dead of winter and seeking religious freedom. This is what makes the Mormon Trail and the journey on the trail so very different than other journeys. The only thing that is similar to it would be the Puritans leaving… Read More
although puritans had come to America to find religious freedom for themselves they would not allow all faiths to worship freely. They were particularly intolerant of the quakes another group of protestant dissenters.
the largest religious group is Islam