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Massachusetts Bay Colony Under God Law Summary

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The Massachusetts Bay – The Colony Under God’s Law The colony, Massachusetts Bay was settled under God’s law in the Americas by puritans that decided to leave the church of England as a result of King Charles I’s persecution. The Puritans believed that they need to purify from the mixed doctrines between the Church of England and the Roman Catholic. Inspired by the opportunity that the Americas can offer to them, they decided to establish a community called “Massachusetts Bay” after a name of their puritan corporation “the Massachusetts Bay Company, which settled their first colony in Salem in 1629. They created a Puritan self-governing by developing a government which includes a governor and a representative assembly called the General…show more content…
He believes was to support the freedom of conscience for individuals. For example, Mr. William claimed that the authorities couldn’t enforce religious laws on everyone such as, a law against blasphemy. Dissenting with the Puritan’s doctrines, he developed a close relationship with the Wampanoag and Narragansett tribes and bought a land where he established the new colony. The first colony where the church was separated from the state, which Rhode Island became a place for those didn’t agree with the Puritans’ administration. For instance, Anne Hutchinson was one of the Puritans banished from the colony because she was preaching by saying that God delivered a direct revelation to her. She and her followers received refuge in Rhode Island. However, in 1643, she was killed in Dutch New Amsterdam by an Indian attack. In sum, Rhode Island was the first colony where the church was separated the state where Roger William supported freedom of religious…show more content…
A few years later, the colonists established a government called “the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut” offering rights to vote others men supported by authorities of Boston. As a result, in 1662, both colonies New Haven and Connecticut combined and were officially named as a colony of Connecticut. All in all, the Puritans couldn’t intervene on the results about the differences of opinions between them. The only way to cope with disagreements was to allowed others to stablish a new colony with some different concepts of religious and