Description of New England
Women did not play a major role in business or public life of New England. They did do a lot of the work around the home, though. The men in New England, from high to low, held just about every possible position.
More free blacks lived in New England than in any other colonies. They had the right to own land, some even ran their own farms. Slavery still remained legal, but there was not much use for slaves in New England.
New England was heavily involved in its church. They believed in it so heavy that it had political control. As the new generations came up they were not as church-oriented, so the church started to lose importance.
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