The Role Of Religion In The Early Colonies

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To understand the success of the early colonies, it is useful to recognize shared occurrences of both individual and community proceedings of early Europe. Additionally, acknowledging individual 's freedom of belief during this period, or lack thereof, can provide a solution as to how religion played a major role. Religion constituted as an impetus for colonization, formation of the government, both future, and present, and as the main reason for many conflicts to arise. In contrast, the establishment of both singularly dominated religious colonies and those that sided with more liberal views were initiated by religion.
Beforehand Europe was dominated by a strict Catholic and Protestant domain. Nations expected its resident to follow obediently
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