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History of the United States I

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Question 2 of 8

Anne Hutchinson and her followers were banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony because

  • A.

    Hutchinson had been convicted of adultery

  • B.

    they attempted to overthrow the colony’s elected government

  • C.

    their advocacy of the banning of alcohol put them at odds with the rest of the colonists

  • D.

    Hutchinson’s religious views led to her excommunication from the Puritan church

  • E.

    their support of the English monarchy made them enemies with the Revolutionary leaders in Boston

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