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John Winthrop [electronic resource] : biography as history / Francis J. Bremer.

By: Bremer, Francis J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Continuum, c2009Description: 1 online resource (x, 112 p.).ISBN: 9781441159199 (electronic bk.); 1441159193 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Winthrop, John, 1588-1649 | Governors -- Massachusetts -- Biography | Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Biography | Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 | Puritans -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century | History | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- State & Local -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: John Winthrop.DDC classification: 974.4/02092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- A puritan youth -- English magistrate -- Errand into the wilderness -- Laying foundations -- Challenges -- Dealing with others -- Building for the future -- The Puritan revolution and the last years of John Winthrop -- Readings -- Discussion questions -- The life and times of John Winthrop -- People of note in the world of John Winthrop.
Summary: John Winthrop (1588-1649) was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and is generally considered the principal architect of early New England society. He led the colonists through the initial struggles to survive in a new world, shaped the political organizations that gave the colonists the right to govern themselves through elected governors and representatives, worked to mediate between those who advanced radical religious and political ideas on the one hand and those who sought a very narrowly defined orthodoxy, and contributed to the development of a system of education which i.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- A puritan youth -- English magistrate -- Errand into the wilderness -- Laying foundations -- Challenges -- Dealing with others -- Building for the future -- The Puritan revolution and the last years of John Winthrop -- Readings -- Discussion questions -- The life and times of John Winthrop -- People of note in the world of John Winthrop.

John Winthrop (1588-1649) was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and is generally considered the principal architect of early New England society. He led the colonists through the initial struggles to survive in a new world, shaped the political organizations that gave the colonists the right to govern themselves through elected governors and representatives, worked to mediate between those who advanced radical religious and political ideas on the one hand and those who sought a very narrowly defined orthodoxy, and contributed to the development of a system of education which i.

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