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CrystalBallard: Puritans


Who and What: Protestants that came to colonial Massachusetts to purify the church; freedom to practice THEIR religion

When: 17th century

Where: Massachusetts Bay colony

Why are the Puritans significant in our understanding of colonial America? - key to understanding separation of church and state (or lack there of) - Roger Williams - habit of self-rule

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