Religion plays a central role in the Puritans’ settlement in America. William Bradford, John Winthrop, Anne Bradstreet and other Puritan colonizers all explain their existence through the lens of their religious faith. Address the following question in an essay (200-300 words): How did Puritan religious fervor and sentiment affect the way they established the colonies, including Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay? Use William Bradford and John Winthrop or Anne Bradstreet in your discussion of the establishment of colonies.
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