The Beliefs Of The Puritans In The 16th, 16th And 17th Century

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First of all, the Puritans were reformed Protestants from England in 16th and 17th centuries, who wanted to purify the church from Roman Catholic practices. They were dressed in simple and modest clothing; Puritans spent most of their time praying. They believed in the notion of predestination, which means that every human’s fate is known at birth. Moreover, many Puritans moved to America fleeing from religious persecution. One of the puritans was John Winthrop who participated in the activities of the parliamentary opposition. In 1629 he and several other businessmen found the solution and decided to go to New England. His arguments in favor of this risky venture were not only economic, but also religious. Being the head of the whole resettlement expedition in 1930th he crossed the Atlantic Ocean in search of place for “city upon a hill” with new perfect society, which can serve as an example to the rest of the humanity. By the end of the 1630s’, the number of puritan settlers migrated to Massachusetts began to spread. Undoubtedly, the experiment had a great success during the first decade of it. Many people among puritans were business people, also, people who enjoy all the things that normal people do, like alcohol, dancing, music, love, but keeping it in balance. Their ideals were close to Buddhist in the way that they could live the same life as normal people do, but without attach to any entertainments. The development of the colonies was accompanied by incessant

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