Puritans: The Impact Of Non-Separatist People In Massachusetts

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The impact of non-Separatist people in Massachusetts and its environs. There are two distinct groups of English immigrants who arrived in American just before after the Mayflower. Although they often shared similarities, the Pilgrims (Separatists) and Puritans (Non-Separatists) differed in their opinion regarding the separation of Church and State. Edmund Morgan, in his book the Puritan Dilemma; The Story of John Winthrop, put it this way: "Rulers, however selected, received their authority from God, not from the people, and were accountable to God, not to the people (Morgan).” It is often hard to distinguish the difference between both groups as they incorporated the Bible in their everyday lives. Frequently, the Puritans are remembered for
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