Influence Of Puritans: A City Upon A Hill

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"There are several sorts of religious, not only in different parts of the island but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets" (Sir Thomas More). A "City upon a Hill" is meant to be an example that everyone follows. John Winthrop, a religious Puritan, led the Puritans to their own utopia. The Puritans were a religious group who wanted to purify the church from within. They came from England. They came to America seeking religious refuge in 1629. The kind of utopia they were seeking was one that held religious freedom because they had one sole purpose; to worship God. The kind of influence the Puritans had on America was building strong morals, religion, tradition, and love for one another. A sermon
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