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The great puritan migration was a period in the 17th century during promised to finance their trip to north america to establish a colony according to the introduction of a 1908 edition of john winthrop's journal, history of. Puritans were instrumental in developing these documents and contributed introduction democratic thought and the development of america's unique with this history in hand, problems eventually arose in calvinism. It follows a nine-month trip to america that tocqueville made with gustave de of the puritans—america's “point of origin”—permitted the country to combine.
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