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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huguenots

Huguenots are the ethnoreligious group of French Protestants who follow the Reformed ... Huguenots were French Protestants mainly from northern France, who were ... They retained religious provisions of the Edict of Nantes until the rule of ... Louis XIV gradually increased persecution of them until he issued the Edict of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Church_in_the_Thirteen_Colonies

The situation of the Catholic Church in the Thirteen Colonies was characterized by an extensive religious persecution ... Few Catholics appear among the early settlers; as they were banned by the ... as mandatory in the colony, many Puritans migrated from Virginia to Maryland. ..... Roman Catholicism in North America.

www.answers.com/Q/The_French_Huguenots_migrated_to_America_because_they_were_being_persecuted_for

They migrated to America because they were being persecuted for heir faith in God.

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Initially, settlers in Maryland could elect a representative assembly, but they could ... Germans migrated to America because of: continual warfare, religious persecution, ... The French Huguenots migrated to America because they were being ...

huguenotsocietyofamerica.org/?page=Huguenot-History

The Huguenots were French Protestants. The tide ... In the beginning, the Huguenots were greatly favored by Francis I because of their stature and their abilities as well as their economic ... The Huguenots alternated between high favor and outrageous persecution. ... They were denied exit from France under pain of death.

www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel01.html

The New England colonies, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland were conceived ... The religious persecution that drove settlers from Europe to the British North .... In the areas of France they controlled, Huguenots at least matched the .... "Bible Commonwealths" because they sought the guidance of the scriptures in ...

gateway-us-migration-history.wikispaces.com/Colonial+Wiki+Histories

Those from Western Europe officially came first, the English being the one to ... These people immigrated to America because of hope that they could have a better life. .... Germans were often persecuted and looked down on because of their .... The people who migration to the U.S. were he English,the slaves, French  ...

homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brobst/chronicles/chap2.htm

Feb 21, 2011 ... War, poverty, and religious persecution were rampant in Western Europe ... massacre in which hundreds of Huguenot Lutherans were killed. ... and being caught in the middle between the warring French and German troops. ... They packed up, floated down the Rhine to Rotterdam, and headed for America.

www.huguenot.netnation.com/general/huguenot.htm

The Huguenots were French Protestants most of whom eventually came to follow ... who, due to religious persecution, were forced to flee France to other countries in the ... they were usually well-received in the countries to which they fled for refuge ... Considerable numbers of Huguenots migrated to British North America,  ...

www.historytoday.com/robin-gwynn/englands-first-refugees

If the Huguenots were first and foremost Protestants, they were also distinctive in ... or Switzerland or places further afield like America or the Cape of Good Hope. ... was an obvious possibility for those fleeing Catholic persecution in France. ... Disgust at what was being done to Protestants abroad was paralleled by fears ...