How Did Religion Influence New England Colonies

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Religion influence the funding and development of New England Colonies because it was one of the main reasons why the people wanted to break away. The Church of England believed that everyone should praise God, but only on their terms. The people of the church believed that only certain people could interpret the word of God and this made a group of people angry. This group of people wanted to ‘purify’ the church, which is where they got the name the Puritans. Puritans believed all catholic based beliefs should be taken out of the church and that it was not required to worship God. Also, there was a group of people, such as Anne Hutchinson, who were called the Antinomians. Antinomians rejected all traditional moral laws, believing that they

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