Puritan Essay | Early Puritan History in North America

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Early Puritan History in North America

Summary: The Puritans came over on the Mayflower in 1620 to escape religious persecution in England. Facts about the Puritans governmental structure in early American history.
In 1620, the Puritans came over on the Mayflower to settle down in the New World. The main reason why Puritans came over to the New World was to escape religious persecution, but they still wanted to take part in the English Church. They also wanted to simplify and cleanse some parts of the rituals which were performed at the church (McAuley Wilson 56). Most Puritans believed that their supreme authority over human affairs was God. The church fathers were the Puritans leaders, since they believed ministers had the light of God within them. Worships that took place in the church were strictly regulated by the Bible. A good Puritan was always against scandals in any place, they also knew that corruption could easily spread out within their community. Laziness was never an option for them; they always had to some type of work during the...

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