What made restricting religious rights of christians a crime in th English Colonies?
Which southern colony? If you mean the southern English colonies that became the United States - they were mostly Christian, except for some Jews and newly arrived slaves were most likely Muslim. Most of the Christians were Southern Baptists. There were other colonies in South America that could be called southern colonies and colonies in the country that became South Africa. The religious mix was the same.
The success of the English colonies in the New World is attributable to all of these reasons: the British government did not bear the costs of establishing the colonies, the colonies were largely responsible for their own self-government, and religious dissenters were allowed to emigrate to the colonies.
In the English colonies, the Church became the most significant social institution. It tied together most of the colonists based on faith, and many, if not all, of the social interaction in the early colonies stemmed from this connection. The political institution arose from English common law, which was often combined with religious law as well. Initially religion in the colonies was defined by which church congregation a person belonged to. However, the Great Awakening…
The two goals of the English colonies were religious freedom and economic gain. The reason for colonies sprouting up in America varied by location. Those in the east, were usually started as refuges for religious dissidents. Although many became prosperous, wealth was not a primary goal when coming to the colonies. The southern colonies, on the other hand, were the exact opposite. In most cases, the colonists who came to the south did so through…
What racial ethnic and religious groups settled in the colonies and what were their reasons for doing so?
The culture of the southern colonies is very different from the culture today. Most of the people there took up farming because of the fertile plains, which were perfect for growing cash crops. The religion of the colonist was Catholic and Protestant. Maryland was colonized for English Christians so they had religious freedom, but eventually people of other religions settled there. For education, children were home schooled until they were teenagers. They were then shipped…
English companies followed the policy of annexure of the colonies subseqented by religion propoganga. In India the states held by Mughal Empire were offered religious freedom by Queen's Article of secularism. After the domination of colonies they slowly used to start charities and other Sunday coventions to introduce Christanity, where favourism was the policy of admintrative hiearchy based on religion.
After the English Restoration, where the Puritans were eventually hated by the citizens, the Puritans went to the Massachusetts, one of the 13 colonies. The Puritans went there because they wanted to escape a religious persecution in Europe. Also, Massachusetts was a free land that the Puritans weren't going to be judged or have a religious persecution.