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Perceptions of Quakers in the Seventeenth-Century
A look at the negative image of Quakers in seventeenth century England and seventeenth-century New England.
# 140193 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US


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This paper briefly explores why the Quakers were viewed as being such dangerous non-conformists in seventeenth century England and seventeenth-century New England. According to the paper, the Quakers were feared on both sides of the Atlantic for a host of reasons. The paper discusses how these reasons were the same and differed in England and America.

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"The following paper will briefly explore why the Quakers were viewed as being such dangerous non-conformists in seventeenth century England and seventeenth-century New England. Most of all, it appears as though the Quakers were feared - even hated - on both sides of the Atlantic for a host of reasons: in England, they constituted a threat to the established order and seemed like the leaders of a new popular movement that might unbind the working poor from their shackles; they were likewise perceived as being unsupportive of Charles II when he took back the throne and..."

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Perceptions of Quakers in the Seventeenth-Century (2008, December 01) Retrieved July 20, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/perceptions-of-quakers-in-the-seventeenth-century-140193/

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"Perceptions of Quakers in the Seventeenth-Century" 01 December 2008. Web. 20 July. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/perceptions-of-quakers-in-the-seventeenth-century-140193/>

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