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Chillingworth in Boston

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Chillingworth is welcomed into the community due to a lack of doctors.

According to Hawthorne, why are there so few doctors in Boston?

A

Doctors are not often religious and so didn't want to pursue a Puritan lifestyle.

B

Doctors are not often religious and so were not usually welcomed among the Puritans.

C

The doctors, wary of the Puritan religion, preferred to work among the Indians.

D

God keeps the Puritans healthy because of their faith; doctors felt unneeded.

E

Doctors preferred the warmer temperaments of the colonists down south.