Week 4 Summary - Sabine Justilien New England, as of the...

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Sabine Justilien New England, as of the early 1720s, was the most recognizably changed society after there exposure to outside forces. In their last effort to revert to God as the higher power, they reverted to the witch trials to conclude that the changes were due to supernatural forces. Slowly afterwards, economic forces and religion confronted head on thus accelerating the patriarchal society to a modern colonial society, becoming the cornerstone for the American Revolution but not causing it. This revolution redefined how colonists defined the world around them also allowing for sedition of government, the separation of church and state. Its original goal was to sustain religion, and speaking against the government was seen as heresy. Puritan ministers could no longer influence voting or politics. This evolved into the government becoming the mediator in disputes between peoples, and scrutiny was openly considered. There was increasing pressure in the form of currency, with the poor wanting paper money since the wealth’s preference for gold and silver could not
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This note was uploaded on 08/19/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Minor during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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Week 4 Summary - Sabine Justilien New England, as of the...

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