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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 ...

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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.emmigration.info/french-immigration-to-america.htm

The reasons for the French Immigration to America were for a variety of reasons ... French Protestant Huguenots attempted to colonize Florida in the 1500's to ... The religious persecution of French Protestants led to a mass exodus of over .... The Spanish colonists believed that they had an exclusive claim to Florida and ...

www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Huguenots_in_the_United_States

Dec 25, 2015 ... 5.1 Where they are Located ... Church) began in France and eventually faced fierce persecution there. ... Huguenots were called Strangers in England. ... Experiences of the French Huguenots in America - The King's Refugees is a ... Some Huguenots from New York migrated to Pennsylvania and settled in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Why were the 1st colonists in Jamestown unprepared for life they were entering? .... By the mid-1600s most Africans in Virginia were being kept in life-long slavery. ... English Catholics came to America to escape religious persecution. ..... and religious tolerance soon brought Jews, French Huguenots, Puritans, and others to ...