Asked in United States of America
United States of America
Why would people fleeing religious oppression in Europe create their own religious tyranny in their new land?
Asked in Colonial America, New England
For what reason did people in England settle in the New England colonies?
They were fleeing religious persecution in Europe and were offered free land. ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
Why catholism is a minority religion in north America?
One reason might be that many minorities left Europe, to flee from religious oppression. ...
Asked in Missionaries
Why did the missionaries come to north amercia?
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. ...
Georgia was originally established as a refuge for?
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. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Why did people move from Europe to America?
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 ...
Asked in Catholicism
Are most US citizens Catholics?
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. ...
Asked in Europe
What was the last religious military conflict in Europe?
it may be any religious
Asked in History of Europe
What are the two places in Europe where ethnic and religious conflicts became violent?
What are the two places in Europe where ethnic and religious conflicts became violent? ...
Asked in Judaism
Why did sephardic jews return to middle east centuries ago?
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. ...
Asked in Colonial America
Why did the Europeans leave Europe on the Mayflower?
The Europeans left Europe to escape from religious persecution.
Asked in Catholicism, Protestantism
What were some of the results of the division of Europe into catholicism and protestantism?
Widespread religious wars in Europe
Asked in World War 2, D-Day
What was the significance of D-Day during World War 2?
the beginning day of the destruction of German oppression in Europe
Asked in Protestantism, Europe, History
How did the spread of Protestantism affect Europe?
The spread of Protestantism led to more religious conflict and wars, religious emigration, and religious division. ...
Asked in American Revolution
What religious movement swept through Europe and the british colonies that laid the foundation for the American revolution?
religious movement swept through europe and the colonies in the mid 1700s
Asked in Reformation History
What describes a major effect of the Protestant Reformation on Western Europe?
the spread of religious conflict in europe