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Even though New England and the Chesapeake region were both originally settled by the majority of people of English origin by the 1700s the two areas advanced into two distinct societies There were many different reasons why these differences in developing the colonists new society occurred One of three main reasons being the two regions differed because they held unlike motives for settling in the first place Another example the two regions differed would be due to the different types of settlers who emigrated to the Chesapeake and New England region Diverse forms of government would be also a main reason why the two regions differed With the difference in types of settlers their motives for settling and even the form of government they chose to run their settlements is why these differences in development of the two regions occurred With every settler who dared to cross the vast Atlantic Ocean from England came different motives to even attempt the journey John Winthrop leader of the Massachusetts Bay Colony states We must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill The eyes of all people are upon us so that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this work we have undertaken We shall open the mouths of enemies to speak evil of the ways of God In saying this he proves that one of the main reasons why him and the people on his ship came over was to make an ideal Christian community They founded the New England area to create this model society to be looked upon by others as if placed there by God If they were to run their idyllic community the wrong way they would shame the faces of many of Gods worth servants and curses their prayers to be turned into curses upon them John Winthrop and his Puritan followers main motive for settlement was for religious freedom where as John Smith and
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