Differences Between The American Colonies

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As colonies developed in the Americas, various similarities emerged between them. In New England, this included a tendency to oppose control in religious and political aspects. Many colonies formed in the search for religious freedom; however, this was often seen as a threat to the king’s authority. Religious differences often created conflict between the colonies and royal control. Furthermore, there were also political elements that influenced defiance to authority. Both initial political institutions and resentment towards unnecessary regulations demonstrated a wariness towards authority. When colonies formed due to religious reasons, there was often a reason for friction from the start. Persecution of those who dissented from

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