Compare And Contrast Crucible And Massachusetts Bay Colony

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The Crucible is set in 1600’s Salem, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Bay Colony was the second colony established in the new world, forming in 1629. Puritans sought a new place where they could establish more religious freedom than England and could purify themselves from Catholicism. The Massachusetts Bay colony was eventually settled by a Puritan company by the name of Massachusetts Bay Company, which was a joint stock company that was given a royal charter by King Charles I. The Massachusetts Bay Colony was quickly established as a theocratic government with John Endecott as the first governor.
While Puritans believed that they should not separate themselves from the Church of England, church was still a major cornerstone in their new

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