Also there were three ways of describing the colonies

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Also, there were three ways of describing the colonies. The one that most closely related to England were the provincial colonies like Virginia, South Carolina or New Hampshire because their governors were elected by the English crown and those governors had more power than in other colonies. “The American Yawp: Chapter 4” discusses a quote from William Berkeley where Berkeley talked about the idea of printing saying that “I thank God there are no free schools nor printing . . . for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy . . . and printing has divulged them.” Since Berkeley was an Englishman appointed by England it’s understandable that he shared English values on freedom of the press. In conclusion, the ideas and concepts that made colonists assume they were British were the ideas that conflicted with our present understanding of Americanism. The ideas that characterized the colonists relation to England were: mercantilism and our economic relation to Britain, their similarities in elections, enfranchisement (or lack thereof), royally appointed governors that held English interests, the advent of provincial colonies, and certain views on freedom of religion. These ideas are what continued to connect England and the colonies against growing division among the colonists.
Prompt 1.8
HIS 315K 9/17/2018 Write an explanation about what the terms "old" and "new" religion meant in the early 18th century.

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