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Nine of the 13 colonies set up state churches in order to maintain order in a society lacking an established church an attachment to place, and the uncontested leadership of men of merit.

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Connecticut (Congregational), Georgia (Episcopal), Maryland (Episcopal), Massachusetts (Congregational), New Hampshire (Congregational), New York (Episcopal--only effectively established in four counties), North Carolina (Episcopal), South Carolina (Episcopal), Virginia (Episcopal)

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