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Many groups other than the Puritans came to America seeking religious freedom. Some of these include the Jews, Muslims and Buddhists.

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Why were these groups eager to settle colonies in North America?

they were seeking religious freedom and financial opportunities.


What groups came to North America for religious freedom?

There are many groups throughout history who came to America for religious freedom. The Puritans and the Quakers were some of the first to do this.


What four religious groups left England to go to America for religious freedom?

Puritans, Separatists, Catholics and Quakers.


What is a group of people who left England for America in search of religious freedom?

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.


Which rights spurred people to settle in America?

The right of religious freedom was the major reason for the migration of the Puritans to the New World. They were seeking a complete break from any remaining influence of Roman Catholicism. In an interesting turn-about, many of those religious refugees piously and actively denied religious freedom to others, especially the Quakers who were severely persecuted. Puritanism did not prevail and many other religious groups were active by the early 1700s.


What rights spurred people to settle in America?

The right of religious freedom was the major reason for the migration of the Puritans to the New World. They were seeking a complete break from any remaining influence of Roman Catholicism. In an interesting turn-about, many of those religious refugees piously and actively denied religious freedom to others, especially the Quakers who were severely persecuted. Puritanism did not prevail and many other religious groups were active by the early 1700s.


How did religious freedom happen in America?

When America was colonized there were many different religious groups in the different colonies. Choosing a single one to be the national church would have been unlikely, and would have prevented unity among the states.


What other groups in earlier American history came to north America for similar reasons as the Mormons?

The Mormons did not 'come to' America, they began here. They travelled across the country and eventually left it in search of religious freedom. Shortly after leaving, the territory where they had moved was taken over by America in the Mexican American War and they were once again living on American soil. Nearly 200 years prior to the formation of Mormonism in America, several religious groups came from Europe in search of religious freedom, including the Puritains and the Brethren.


Which groups came to the new world for religious freedom?

The Puritans and the Pilgrims


What religious groups migrated to North America?

Puritans.


What groups in early American history came to North America for similar reasons as Mormons?

The Mormons left the United States for Mexico (now Utah) in search of religious freedom. The Puritans and Pilgrims traveled to the United States from Great Britain in search of religious freedom.


Religious freedom in the colonies?

Religious freedom was not as prevalent in the colonies as many people are lead to think. The groups who came to the colonies for such freedom only gave freedom to themselves, the Quakers of Pennsylvania. Only Rhode Island and Pennsylvania had complete religious freedom. Maryland allowed any trinitarian Christian religion.


Did religious groups live in new york in the 1600s?

yes, but new york was extremely diverse and allowed religious freedom.


Major religious groups of south America?

Roman Catholic


Most of the American colonies were settled by groups of people who sought religious freedom?

false


What ethnic and religious groups comprised the migrations to north America?

Hundreds of ethnic and religious groups comprise of the migrants to North America. The largest ethnic groups include German, British, Chinese, Indian, French, Russian, Japanese, South Korean, and Filipino. The largest religious groups include Catholics, Protestants, Muslims, non-religious, and Buddhists.


Why did British immigrants come to America?

British immigrants came to America for many reasons, but most were seeking an opportunity for a better life than they had at home.Very early in the history of Colonial American, some groups of immigrants came seeking religious liberty, or the opportunity to establish their own religious orthodoxy, separate from that of the Church of England, and to persecute those who did not conform to their views, just as they had been persecuted nonconformists in England.


What was an important result of America having diverse religious and ethnic groups?

conflicts between two groups


How did the puritans treat other religious groups when they moved to America?

They treated harshly.


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. :)


What religious groups settled in the southern colonies in the 1600?

The southern colonies were practices religious freedom, however the dominant religions were Puritan, Anglican, Protestant, and Christian.


Who first lived in Pennsylvania?

As throughout all of the United States, Native American Indians first lived in Pennsylvania. When William Penn founded Pennsylvania, he opened it to all people seeking religious freedom. The Quakers were one of the largest groups who colonized Pennsylvania. The Quakers led to many differerent religious sects that we have today.


Why did the Puritans come to America How did they treat other religious groups?

I think because they wanted to


Did the pilgrims have religious freedom in England?

No they didn't. During the Reformation the only church tolerated was the Church of England and all others were driven out and the people arrested. The Pilgrims were one of these groups who were not given religious freedom and they left to find it elsewhere.


What is the religion in colonial new jersey?

There was mostly religious diversity, thanks to Sir George Carteret (he developed a kind of government that allowed religious freedom). The religious freedom attracted lots of settlers (population reached 120,000 by 1775). The earlier religious groups were mostly Anglican, Puritan, Quaker, and Calvinist, though.


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