Week 2 Summary - Sabine Justilien New England can probably...

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Sabine Justilien New England can probably be considered one of the more efficient and prevalent colonies that were functioning in the early 17 th century. Puritans were of middle class, since the wealthy didn’t care too much for the trivialities of the Church and the poor were illiterate and damned. The economic instability during that century was seen as a message from God, saying that England had become corrupt and the time to break away was now. The English Church still managed to hold on to many rituals that were associated with the Catholic Church, which only corroborated the Puritans idea that a new society must be built void of these sins. The ‘City on a Hill’ was the design of the Purists to be a beacon for the Christians and other colonies, meaning they were discrete about who was allowed to join the colony. Elders were allowed in order to provide wisdom. Married couples were brought so that families could be brought up in their purist form. Skilled workers were also a necessity since there was no other foundation to build upon. The success
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