United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013
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Roger Williams

    

Williams insisted on paying for any land belonging to Indians
(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131412:

Religious and political dissident Roger Williams

A) held no positions in Massachusetts churches before his banishment
B) established the colony of Connecticut with like-minded refugees from Massachusetts Bay Colony
C) offended the Puritan authorities with his recommendation that confessional booths be placed in churches
D) was convicted of sedition and heresy by a Massachusetts General Court
E) felt that religious and political authority were inseparable

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