Jamestown: The Role Of Religion In The New World

Satisfactory Essays
Religion coming into the New World was always seen as a top priority. The major religious belief system varied between the Anglicans parish churches in Virginia, Maryland's religious toleration policies, and the Puritans attempts to establish a utopian community of believers. They each had different problems that they encountered as well.
The religious belief system for Virginia was compromised when the start of Jamestown began. There was no set religion for the colonists, it was more of everyone coming together and worshiping together. The Anglicans were content with this trend, unlike the Puritans. The Puritans wanted no association with the Catholic practice. Religion began to see a decrease when the dissolution stating that if ministers
Get Access