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In colonial America, which of the following differences was MOST distinctive between the women of New England colonies and the women of the Chesapeake colonies?
The women of New England bore more children than Southern women.
A higher mortality rate in the Chesapeake provided women with more economic power than women in New England.
New England women held positions of power within the Puritan Church while Southern women in Anglican Church did not.
As widows, Chesapeake women could take their deceased husbands' seats in the colonial assemblies.
The Enlightenment had permeated New England thereby granting women more democracy within their town governments.