They were fleeing religious persecution in Europe and were offered free land.
One reason might be that many minorities left Europe, to flee from religious oppression.
North America was not populated by 'Missionaries' - the job of a missionary is to convert people who do not believe into believers. The early colonists of North America were not so much missionaries as religious refugees, fleeing to America so that they could set up communities free to worship as they wished/believed. This migration happened because of the religious oppression that was occurring in many part of Europe at the time.
Germans began to immigrate to the American colonies in the 1670s for religious freedom and the availability of land. They were being forced out of Europe because of land shortages and religious oppression.
The state of Georgia was originally founded as a place that English debtors could go. It was also a refuge for those fleeing religious prosecution from Europe.
well there are many reasons for that but the promise of prosperity and religious oppression in Europe brought settlers to America, helped by a big population growth with the first industrial revolution, and what is now called la belle epoc
The poor of eastern Europe suffered continued oppression under Soviet domination. The oppression of tribal minorities in Africa is often discussed in the United Nations.
No, The United States is mainly Christian and the largest group is the Catholic Church, but as far as total population, it is not the largest belief in the US. The original thirteen colonies were mostly founded by protestants and Deists fleeing oppression in Europe, either from Catholics or Anglicans.
Because the Pilgrim fathers were fleeing religous persecution in Europe.
it may be any religious
Just like the Americans, to free themselves of oppression from France and England
What are the two places in Europe where ethnic and religious conflicts became violent?
The period of Jewish oppression and extermination in Europe that dates from Hitller becoming the Chancellor of Germany to VE-Day.
Following The Spanish Inquisition, many Sephardic Jews returned to the Middle East. The main causes were fleeing persecution in central and eastern Europe, fleeing persecution during the Crusades, Fleeing Spain after the Spanish Inquisition and joining the Ottoman army as Janissaries.
The largest religious denomination in Europe is Roman Catholic.
Europe was pushed into war when Adolf Hitler chose to invade the nations of Europe and rule them with cruelty, murder and oppression. He started the war with the 9-1-39 bombing and invasion of Poland.
The Europeans left Europe to escape from religious persecution.
Widespread religious wars in Europe
the beginning day of the destruction of German oppression in Europe
The spread of Protestantism led to more religious conflict and wars, religious emigration, and religious division.