Challenges Puritan Settlers Faced

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Imagine moving to a new world and having to adapt. The Puritans went through exactly that when they arrived in America. Their journey caused a multitude of challenges. The Puritan settlers encountered many challenges when they arrived in America including disagreements with Native Americans, harsh environments, and religious conflicts. When the Puritan settlers arrived in America they dealt with many disagreements with the Native Americans. These conflicts resulted in tribes of the Native Americans claiming people as captives. One of these persons was Mary Rowlandson who explained her captivity in the account: The Narrative of Captivity. “… I was sold to him by another Narragansett Indian, who took me when first I came out of the garrison”

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