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Unformatted text preview: tion growth and nutritious American food exports. English Puritans, Separatists, and Catholics fled to America after diverging from the church of England. English traditions in America clashed with the traditions of Native Indians. Traditions such as gender roles, leadership, land ownership, and political power were different for both groups of people, yet both were deeply re-ligious. Chesapeake farmers imported English workers, and indentured servants were contracted to work for 4 to 7 years. Masters could discipline or sell their servants, who worked for 6 days a week, ten to fourteen hours a day. John Winthrop led the first Puritan migration from England to the Massachusetts Bay Company colony. He envisioned a true commonwealth and urged colon-ists to serve as an example for other colonies....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course HIST 2110 taught by Professor Koontz during the Fall '08 term at Georgia State.
- Fall '08