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What were the religions in the old colony Delaware?


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Answered 2014-09-17 22:54:48

The main religion of the Delaware colony was Protestantism. However, there was religious tolerance in this colony and other religious groups lived here, including Quakers and Catholics. This colony was founded by Peter Minuit in 1638.


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