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Colonial New England

Colonial New England

Discussion & Essay Questions

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  1. Big Picture
    • Were the problems that beset New England during the eighteenth century predictable?
    • Could they have been prevented?
    • Do religiously-based communities have a short life expectancy?
    • Why are internal problems inevitable?
    • What made the Puritan experiment particularly susceptible to erosion from within?

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