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==History==
 
==History==
 
The early influences of American Culture can be traced to English settlers, seeking a place they could worship their God.  Additionally, Western enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke had a profound influence on what would later lead to America separating from England as a separate nation.
 
The early influences of American Culture can be traced to English settlers, seeking a place they could worship their God.  Additionally, Western enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke had a profound influence on what would later lead to America separating from England as a separate nation.
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===Rejection of Monarchism===
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Going back as far as the 1680s, evidence of America's belief in liberty and rejection of tyranny can be seen.  [[John Wise (clergyman)|John Wise]], a preacher in Ipswich, Massachusetts, was a leader in the fight against Governor [[Edmund Andros]].<ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=XOwOAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA396-IA6 Magazine of Western History, Volume 8]</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=jI1xWbhBMeYC&pg=PA23 Historical Dictionary of Colonial America]</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=C7N6TUujEiMC&pg=PA134 God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution]</ref>
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==See also==
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* [[American Enlightenment]]
  
 
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[[Category:United States of America]]
 
[[Category:United States of America]]

Revision as of 18:45, 28 December 2016

The culture of the United States is a distinct culture that has gone through significant changes over its 200+ year lifespan.

History

The early influences of American Culture can be traced to English settlers, seeking a place they could worship their God. Additionally, Western enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke had a profound influence on what would later lead to America separating from England as a separate nation.

Rejection of Monarchism

Going back as far as the 1680s, evidence of America's belief in liberty and rejection of tyranny can be seen. John Wise, a preacher in Ipswich, Massachusetts, was a leader in the fight against Governor Edmund Andros.[1][2][3]

See also

References