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The Quaker Colonies

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Written in English


  • Quakers (Religious Society of Friends),
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Christianity - Quakers,
  • Christianity - Quaker

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9384751M
ISBN 101404326804
ISBN 109781404326804

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Aug 07,  · This is traditional Quaker humility. Actually, this book is a gracefully written and enjoyable account of the Quakers far-reaching influence on the religious and public life of the colonial era with some soul searching into the decline of their influence after the Revolution. This was partly caused by the Quaker moral objection to by: Contains both Volumes I and II. The noted historian continues his work on American History. Contents: The Mediaeval Netherlands; Dutch Influence Upon England; Verrazano and Hudson; The West India Company; Privileges and Exemptions; King Log and King Stork; A Soldier's Paternal Rule;/5. Read in English by Jim Locke The Quaker Colonies describes the Quaker emigration to the colonies in the sixteen and seventeen hundreds and at the same time its involvement in the evolution of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The story of the Quaker invasion of the Colonies in the New World has often been told in fragmentary fashion, but no adequate study of the entire Quaker movement in colonial times has yet been made from original sources, free from partisan or sectarian prejudice and in historical perspective.

Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact UsCited by: 1. Fiske's historical writings include The Critical Period of American History, , The Beginnings of New England, The American Revolution, The Discovery of America, Old Virginia and Her Neighbors, Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America, The Mississippi Valley in . Oct 08,  · Colonial Quakers. Quaker missionaries arrived in North America in the mids. The first was Elizabeth Harris, who visited Virginia and Maryland. By the early s, more than 50 other Quakers. Navigating this web site: Entries are not in alphabetical order but instead age order. New entries are added to the bottom of each section. Use the search function of your browser to locate entries. Explore Friends Journal, the magazine dedicated to communicating Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives. Watch short videos about Friends at QuakerSpeak.

Quakers: In England, in the s, there was a group of people who called themselves "Friends". Others called these people Quakers. Quakers believed that everyone could talk to God directly, without the interference of a priest or a minister. In England, at this time in history, everyone had to belong to the Church of England and follow its rules. The Dutch and Quaker colonies in America, Contributor Names Fiske, John, Created / Published Cambridge, Printed at the Riverside Press, Subject Headings. Jun 01,  · Quaker women had authority from God, but power did not translate into personal autonomy. Historians disagree about the relationships between early Quaker husbands and wives. A careful examination of writings by male Friends leads J. William Frost to depict conventionally male‐ dominated families among Friends in the American colonies. The first known Quakers in North America arrived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in via Barbados, and were soon joined by other Quaker preachers who converted many colonists to Quakerism. Many Quakers settled in Rhode Island, due to its policy of religious freedom, as well as the British colony of Pennsylvania which was formed by William Penn in as a haven for persecuted Quakers.