The Peopling of Americans

From a broad prospective, the peopling of America was motivated by the love of liberty and economic opportunity. During the seventeenth century the people of the Old World brewed dissatisfaction with the “old ways” Since Martin Luther presented his ideas of religious freedom, an awakening enlightened Europeans with a yearning to cast off the oppressive control of the state church and its orthodox power. There were rumors of a virgin land in the English colonies which attracted true adventurers and idealists. We should acknowledge the part which James Edward Oglethorpe played in such a resurrection after…

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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

Author of 100+ genealogy books. Owner of 8 genealogy websites available by subscription. https://georgiapioneers.com/subscribe/subscribe.html