Hundreds from both sides die in the fighting; more than half of the Catholic priests are murdered. The son of a successful British admiral, William Penn is imprisoned six times for being a Quaker in Anglican England.

He receives an immense tract of land west of the Delaware River from King Charles II (in repayment for a debt owed Penn's father) and establishes the "holy experiment" of Pennsylvania.

While they come to the Nhuew World seeking freedom to worship as they choose, the Puritans do not tolerate dissent.

Charged with sedition, she is tried, banished and excommunicated.

By the early 1600s, Franciscan friars report that hundreds of Pueblos are converting to Catholicism, but they notice that many of the "converted" Pueblos continue to practice their own religion.

After the third time I met her I knew that she was the one I was to marry.

We are very much in love with each other and cannot wait to begin our NEW life together." "This is just a short note to acknowledge your help in getting us together.

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The Bible says "Let us love one another, for love comes from God.By the time of the Revolutionary War, nine colonies have established state religions.Like the Pilgrims, the English Puritans believe that the Church of England is corrupt.They ban Native ceremonies, burn religious icons, destroy sacred places and demand the colony's soldiers enforce the one true faith.In 1675, 47 Pueblo leaders are imprisoned in Santa Fe for sorcery; three are publicly hanged. 10, 1680, 2,000 Pueblos rise up in what becomes known as the Pueblo Revolt.Williams had quarreled with Puritan authorities over their theology, their decision to remain within the Church of England and their failure to pay Native Americans for their land.