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Unformatted text preview: Puritans i. Purify the Church of England of Catholic vestiges ii. Set sail for Massachusetts Bay iii. John Winthrop 1. City on a hill iv. Congregationalism 1. Removes bureaucratic power structure established by Catholicism a. Bishop, Archbishop, etc. b. Each congregation is responsible for itself v. Democracy 1. Against theocracy 2. People elect a candidate who has shown skill, experience in leadership 3. Requirements for voting a. Freeman i. Born again iii. Netherlands 1. Hudson River Valley a. New Amsterdam b. Present-day New York City c....
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