Quakerism in the 17th and 18th Centuries
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An examination of Quakerism and assimilation into American society.
A look at the colonization of Quakers in the Northern Midlands during the 17th and 18th centuries. The author examines Fischer’s Albion’s Seed that reflects characteristics of Quakerism. A look at their society.
“In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, America saw a colonization of Quakers emerging in the northern midlands. During that time a man named John Woolman was born in Northampton, West Jersey. In his Journal, he showed characteristics of Quakerism which are described in Fischer’s Albion’s Seed.These aspects are such things as wealth ways, dress ways, death ways, and freedom ways.”