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Founded by William Penn as a refuge for Quakers
Founded by Lord Baltimore as a refuge for Catholics
The Pilgrim settlement in Massachusetts
Thousands of Puritans seeking religious freedom settled in Boston, Massachusetts and set up a government based on the Bible.
Founded by Roger Williams as a safe place for people to worship any faith.
Founded by Thomas Hooker seeking religious and political freedom from the Puritans.
Founded by James Oglethorpe as a safe place for debtors to have a fresh start. It would also be a buffer for Spanish attacks
Founded by the Virginia Company for the purpose of making economic profit through the discovery of gold.
The year the Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth and established self-government.
The year the first permanent English colony was established at Jamestown, Virginia
Maryland Toleration Act
The first law to guarantee religious freedom to all Christians - Protestants and Catholics
A middle colony taken from the Dutch and a leading center of trade.