Puritan's Voyage To The New World

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The Puritan’s voyage to the New World was recorded in “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford. The Puritans made this voyage to escape the persecution they were facing in Europe and in hopes of starting a new life that would exert their right to religious freedom. The Puritans believed God’s active and persistent “hand” was present in all aspects of their lives. It was the grace of God that was the sole explanation of every daily occurrence or event. God created everything and therefore he played a significant role in the lives of the Puritans. In these lines, Bradford records the death of “a proud and very profane young man” who “would always be condemning the poor people in their sickness, and cursing them daily with grievous execrations”.
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