The Women And Women Of Yankeedom Essay

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From the very beginning of time, the men and woman of Yankeedom or currently known as New England, are one of the major factors in founding the United States. The area of Yankeedom was originally founded by Pilgrims and Puritans to recreate an English life, one filled with religious freedom, education, and open land. As the years went by, this idea was the root of their society. As more and more nations began to grow and expand across the nation, Yankeedom was traditionally the role model. Major presidents and leaders were based out of Yankeedom because of how educated they were. Yankeedom today, is still one of the major founding blocks and connections to our society today. Using the ideas of education, politics, technology, and the Industrial Revolution, America’s current society still relies on these ideas in order to create a strong and stable country. Education was one of the most important ideas of the English men and women when they came over on the Mayflower in 1620. The settlers who came to the region, Yankeedom, started an intellectual movement which initiated the first education system in America. Ever since the beginning of the United States, Yankeedom or New England has always been the region holding the best educational institutions. According to Colin Woodard, “the Yankee settlers come as families and were generally middle class, well-educated, and roughly equal in material wealth”(58). As the Pilgrims and Puritans rode on the Mayflower, on their way to the…

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