HOW BAPTISTS CAME TO NORTH AMERICA

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HOW BAPTISTS CAME TO NORTH AMERICA

By William (Bill) Brackney

Important changes came to the Baptist movement when they emigrated to North America. Baptists were working-class men and women who needed land and opportunity. Some came as individuals, while others came as part of a congregation. Early Baptist emigration focussed on Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and the Carolinas. In the new colonial environment, Baptists faced persecution and fought for religious freedom. Colonial Baptists made many important contributions to culture.

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