the main religions were Presbyterians, Dutch Reformed, Baptists, and anglicans
-Presbyterian theology typically emphasizes the sovereignty of God
-dutch reformed developed during the Protestant Reformation
-Baptists are individuals who comprise a group of Christian denominations and churches that subscribe to a doctrine
-Anglicans believe the catholic and apostolic faith is revealed in Holy Scripture and the Catholic creeds and interpret these in light of the Christian tradition of the historic church, scholarship, reason and experience.