Week 3 Summary - Sabine Justilien Originally, the strong...

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Sabine Justilien Originally, the strong faith-based Puritans used a rigid set of values that allowed them thrive as a colonial establishment, but it is these sets of values that eventually led to their social dissention. New England was successful in it that it was able to have even sex ratios, which lead to an increase in birth rates. With the requirement that men have crafts, they were able to provide for themselves and barter amongst each other for the things that they needed. However, as the years wore on, they were not able to manufacture two commodities which eventually lead them dealing with the outside world. With their fish and lumber, they traded amongst other colonies for salt and guns. After the English Civil War, Puritans back in England gained power, ceasing the migration to New England. The elderly, who were looked upon as the wise, began to die. Native Americans began to revolt against the expansion of the Puritans, most notably Kind Phillip’s War. As a result of the wars, more land could not be cultivated, therefore food to sell could not be
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