After the Puritans and Pilgrims fled from England to America, Britain would begin to become divided in its ways of political and religious tradition being opposed. But the Puritans, as well as the Separatists and Quakers, saw what was wrong with the Church of England and desired to commit to change. The Puritans and the Quakers were more for reforming the Catholic practices of England's church, but the separatists were against them the entire way. They were the first to plan an escape from Charles I, led by John Robinson, who drifted to New England on the Mayflower.
Once the 17th century had ended, the conflict would begin to rise for America to seek complete independence from England. What did General Washington find wrong with the Church of England and what led to his presidency? As president, did he represent what the puritans and separatists found wrong with Catholicism by implementing the teachings of Martin Luther and the reformers? You can learn other interesting facts about each US president here. http://sni.ps/S3z