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What were peoples values in the 1600s?

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January 04, 2012 2:47PM

The 1600's was a time of puritan belief. Their values reflected ideas and beliefs that would "purify" their souls and abolish sin. Marriage was a strong belief in the 1600's so any adultery or sex outside of marriage was taken very seriously, even punishable by death. Religion and going to church were important values as well, the Puritans took the bible as truth and wanted to follow it EXACTLY.