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Unformatted text preview: (iii) Economic Model 1. “Common Course and Condition” pg 12, 16 a. Communal Existence, no private property i. Precursor to Communism 2. Ended up having to institute the original Free enterprise, leaving the communal lifestyle to politics only a. Bradford interprets this change as a ?divine suggestion? i. Humans aren’t good enough to make the communal model work, so god grants them free enterprise (iv) Essentially, Puritans realized that it would be impossible to create gods kingdom on earth, and that they ought to do their best 1. God has told them they need a radical separation from the failed church of England (b)...
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- American Literature, Visible Saints, Chartered Mayflower Compact, original Free enterprise