Social Studies

Many of the original English colonists were religious separatists from the Church of England (i.e., the Pilgrims in Plymouth and the Puritans in Massachusetts Bay Colony). Why were these groups eager to settle colonies in North America?

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Think about being Muslim in the U.S. getting onboard a plane. You are treated very differently than others, although we are members of the same race. It was this kind of dynamic that made non-Anglicans want to leave. 

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