Puritan Society Today Research Paper

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When one looks at the Puritan society, a society dominated by the church, controlled indirectly by God, and where it was made a crime to not attend mass on the Sabbath, it is hard to imagine that our society today could have its roots traced back to Puritanism. Politically, our system of checks and balances, as well as our whole system of democracy can be traced back to the Puritans in the New England colonies. Economically, up until the 1930’s, our system of farming and communal trade could also be traced back to the Puritans who lived here. In our society today, religion does not play as big of a role as it did in the mid 1600’s, but we can still see their foundation in today’s society. The tenacity, and enthusiasm to do God’s work held
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