Quakers in North America constitute approximately 21% of Quakers worldwide (
2012), according to the online Quaker Information Center. Quakers are members
of the a movement that started in England in...
The missionary efforts of the earliest Friends took them to North America, ... No
Quaker did more to enlist his brethren into public service than William Penn.
They came as Puritans and were converted at the hands of Quaker ... They did,
however, have a highly organized system of meetings and record keeping.
This idea of taking action led the Quakers who had moved to North America to
refuse to take sides in the American Revolutionary War in the 1700s. They did not
Dec 28, 2002 ... Friends felt that this was actually a compliment and eventually did not ... In 1671,
George Fox along with twelve others came to America and ...
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why Did the Quakers Come to America&v=05EvjtZLQQc
Jun 9, 2016 ... How Quakers Came to North America ... Penn did seek to live peaceably with the
Native Americans in what became known as Pennsylvania.
Men did not understand the Quakers. ... They seek refuge in America ... sake they
had chosen the wilderness of America before the well-cultivated Old England.
Puritan leaders did not have much tolerance for people of other religions, and as
... she had been called by the Lord to come to America and share the Quaker
message. In all, from 1656 to 1661, at least forty Quakers came to New England
They came in search of land ?. Well not really, they came like the Pilgrims to
avoid religious persecution.
The first " Quaker Churches " in America were formed out of this sort of material
..... Then, too, when the awakening did come, there was still a long period during