Puritans: Piety, Courage, And Industry

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They valued piety, courage, and industry. If they lacked piety, the Puritans would have also lacked the faith and trust required for them to believe they could be successful in this New World. Without courage, they might have been too scared to leave England in search of a new land where they wouldn 't have to face persecution for their beliefs. If they had not valued industry, they might not have worked hard enough to survive in the conditions they had to endure on their long journey. Bradford showed appreciation for these values, along with their generosity and fairness towards one another and the Native Americans, as he wrote about the Pilgrims. He wrote in third person to separate himself from the group for objectivity, allowing him to
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