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What Attracted Our Ancestors to the New World

I learned in school that our ancestors came to the New World in the 1600s in search of religious freedom. While I still believe that to be true, I now believe the full story is a bit more complex than the reasons given in grammar school textbooks. Religious freedom certainly was a motivation for Puritans, […]

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What Attracted Our Ancestors to the New World

I learned in school that our ancestors came to the New World in the 1600s in search of religious freedom. While I still believe that to be true, I now believe the full story is a bit more complex than the reasons given in grammar school textbooks. Religious freedom certainly was a motivation for Puritans, […]

Read More