The colonial Quakers, hoping to regain the power that they lost ... Because of this,
in 1777, Quakers were extremely well ...
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articles, ... took them to North America where, as in England, they were
Feb 7, 2006 ... North American history: The first Quakers to arrive in America were viewed as
dangerous heretics in many of the colonies. They were deported ...
Quakers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. ... U.S. History ..... As religious
dissenters of the Church of England, they were targets much like the Separatists
Some of them, led by William Penn, decided to leave for North America, where ...
Because Quakers were very careful never to be dishonest in any way, people ...
(Note that these names are the names that have been lifted up by history and that
... had been called by the Lord to come to America and share the Quaker
message. ... As is evident, the Quakers were not a quiet group in Puritan New
Dec 28, 2002 ... Early Quaker History. ... granted as a part of our way of life in America today were
originally set forth in Penn's Charter of Liberties for his colony.
The largest Quaker communities were in the parts of Pennsylvania and New
Jersey ..... Quakers emigrated to America in the 1670s and early 1680s in large ...
Quakers were one of the few that sustained and expanded. This was due ... Fox
and his early converts shared similar dissatisfaction with conventional religious
beliefs. He and .... Penn's interest in American colonization was twofold. The
Although they were victims of religious persecution in Europe, the Puritans
supported the ... Beginning in 1659 Virginia enacted anti-Quaker laws, including
the death penalty for ... It is the sole surviving synagogue built in colonial America