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These developments elaborated on but did not substantially alter patterns previously laid down. Many colonies granted certain churches taxation privileges, but nowhere neither in the South, where provincial legislatures from Maryland to Georgia formally established the Church of England, nor in much of New England, where the Congregational churches predominated did a single church holding monopoly privileges over taxation and attendance prevail. Laredo Map Tourist Attractions Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey erected no such establishments at all, although most colonies did restrict office holding to certain groups. The ideas of Roger Williams and William Penn notwithstanding, most colonists did not regard religious freedom as a positive value. In some instances, religious majorities sought to curtail the activities of minorities. Laredo Map Tourist Attractions Examples include Anglican persecution of evangelicals in the Southern interior and Congregational harassment of Anglicans, Baptists, and Quakers in New England.