New England And The Chesapeake


Although region were both settled largely by the people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. The reasons for this distinct development were mostly based on the type on people from England who chose to settle in the two areas, and on the manner in which the areas were settled.
New England was a refuge for religious separatists leaving England, while people who immigrated to the Chesapeake region had no religious motives. As a result, New England formed a much more religious society then the Chesapeake region. John Winthrop states that their goal was to form "a city upon a hill", which represented a "pure" community, where Christianity would be ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

The Wage and Price Regulations in Connecticut is an example of common laws being justified by the bible. Also in this document the word "community " is emphasized, just as Winthrop emphasizes it saying: "we must be knit together in this work as one man". The immigrants to New England formed very family and religiously oriented communities. Looking at the emigrant lists of people bound for New England it is easy to observe that most people came in large families, and large families support the community atmosphere. There were many children among the emigrants, and those children were taught religion from their early childhood, and therefore grew up loyal to the church, and easily controllable by the same. Any deviants from the regime were silenced or persecuted before they could start any movements that would be a threat to the authority of the church. Even people like Ann Hutchinson and Roger Williams, who only slightly deviated from the teaching of the Puritan church were expelled ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.


Already a member? Login


CITE THIS PAGE:

New England And The Chesapeake. (2008, April 17). Retrieved June 23, 2018, from http://www.essayworld.com/essays/New-England-And-The-Chesapeake/82254
"New England And The Chesapeake." Essayworld.com. Essayworld.com, 17 Apr. 2008. Web. 23 Jun. 2018. <http://www.essayworld.com/essays/New-England-And-The-Chesapeake/82254>
"New England And The Chesapeake." Essayworld.com. April 17, 2008. Accessed June 23, 2018. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/New-England-And-The-Chesapeake/82254.
"New England And The Chesapeake." Essayworld.com. April 17, 2008. Accessed June 23, 2018. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/New-England-And-The-Chesapeake/82254.
JOIN NOW
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays


PAPER DETAILS
Added: 4/17/2008 02:28:23 PM
Category: World History
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 716
Pages: 3

Save | Report

SHARE THIS PAPER

SAVED ESSAYS
Save and find your favorite essays easier

SIMILAR ESSAYS
Race In The New England And Sou...
Brave New World And The Giver: ...
Arthur Miller And "The Crucible...
The Journey To New England And ...
Race Relations In The New Worl
The Political Power Of England ...
Technology And The Future Of Wo...
Geography And Climate In The Am...
Law And The American Revolutio
The Native Indians And The Cult...
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2018 Essayworld. All rights reserved