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    Inequality In New England

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    The early portion of the 17th century was a time for new adventures, whether it was planned, for profit, or not, by escaping a home country. During the 1620’s and 1630’s, many individuals known as puritans decided to immigrate to the new world due to corruption of the Church of England (Foner 65). The purpose of traveling to the new world was to practice their belief of Calvinism, which taught predestination; nothing on earth such as praying, offerings and good works (Foner 65) would get you into heaven, only if you are predestined by God. Their settlement in the New England colony established a basis for a stable and thriving society (Foner 67) because of their strong foundation in religion and family structure. For example, in a family, male held authority and married women had limited legal and economic…

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    The Reformation In England

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    As society changes, trends repeat themselves throughout time. This same theory applies to the Reformation in England and the formation of the then newly established Church of England. No matter the circumstances, England’s reform was bound to happen. The English reform assisted in the creation of The Church of England, which follows the Christian faith. Anglicanism, today’s name the Christian denomination, is thought to be a happy medium between Protestant and Roman Catholic. The Reformation was…

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    Addressing Atrocities Throughout the Industrial Revolution in England there were a myriad of strategies attempted to combat the problems that occurred as a result of the transformation. While this timeframe held some of the most significant economic changes in modern history, there was also excessive suffering. From poor working conditions for adults and children, to disorganization and unfortunate living circumstances, lower class citizens, a majority of the population, were living in dreadful…

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    In this reading Richard Hakluyt the younger and Richard Hakluyt the elder argue that colonization will be beneficial for England’s economic conditions. As to john Winthrop, he argues to practice religion without prosecution. In my opinion I believe they are both right but very wrong. Since the discovery of America there has been great amount of conquering done by the Spaniards and the Portugals. Now England’s turn to claim what was left and discover new regions. The two Richard Hakluyt believed…

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    Chesapeake Vs New England

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    Early America was the site of two very different colonial experiments in early 17th century Chesapeake and New England. This difference was particularly true of the inhabitants of each colony who would imagine, invent and respond to political authority in very different ways. Both colony’s political structure would emerge as a consequence of its founding ethos, the character of its peoples, and the internal and external pressures it faced. Chesapeake political authority was constructed according…

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    King Henry II of England introduced Trial by jury in 1215, creating justice for the accused of a crime. Trial by jury created justice and a fair trial for peasants and serfs, who had previously been tortured. From the perspective of the peasants and serfs, this essay will discuss what changed and what continued, in relation to law and order in medieval England. Discussion will include crime and punishment and the determination of guilt and innocence, from the perspective of peasants and serfs.…

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    While Elizabethan England was on the rise to greatness, the number of poor and peasant citizens was also rising. All of these poor people were burdening communities in one way or another. Since poor citizens were becoming such an issue, the city of Norwich decided they needed to take a census and research their city’s people. The census revealed multiple things including that, 2395 of Norwich’s 10,625 people were considered poor, 300 people were in hospitals or poorhouses, 926 were under the age…

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    Once William the Conqueror (figure 2) after his victory of the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William became king of England, this had an impact on everybody in England and had shocked everyone. William introduced his laws to control the English people. William has gained a reputation of being nothing more than a tyrant in England. Some of the laws were that, no one shall be executed for crimes they have committed; but if they are guilty of their crime, they will be blinded and castrated. This law…

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    Many papers have been written on the struggles between England and America. Men have all gotten involved with different ideas but in the end the debate was closed. The thought of America being independent from Europe now meant she could flourish and be happy on her own. Comparing America to a baby who only depends on milk but then never eats meat is like America and Europe because America has not been on her own yet. Britain led America astray. They never really protected America, but…

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    New England and the Chesapeake were two regions that lied on the east coast of America. The people that settled in these regions were of English origin. Later on in time New England and Chesapeake started growing two different identities. People left their homes with family and all ,then they embarked on a journey to the new world. Some people went to the north for religious freedom, while some went south on a quest to find money. Massachusetts and New England were both just two regions on a…

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