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Puritan Influence 1630’s -1660’s

In the 1600s, when America was a mysterious land inhabited by even more mysterious people, a handful of brave souls ventured to this strange new world. These brave souls were known as the Puritans. This special group of people sought refuge in America to practice their religion freely, without the ‘corruption of the church’ back in their homeland. Puritans believed that the law, economy and social lives of the people should be completely controlled by their one God. These Puritans had a strong developmental impact on New England and lead their society on a religious foundation. The strict foundation had a distinct impact on the political, economic, and social development of the New England colonies from the 1630s through the…