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    There may not be two more contrasting characters of early America then Thomas Morton and John Winthrop. Morton was nicknamed, "Leader of Misrule" while Winthrop was seen as the "model of [a] perfect earthly ruler" (147). These two figures not only help settle a new land, they also had firsthand knowledge of each other. They are not two people that lived years apart from each other but rather they lived concurrently. With two such polarizing people living in a small new land, there was bound to

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    In 1630, Puritan leader John Winthrop led the great migration to the New World. On board the ship Arbella, John Winthrop delivered a sermon titled "A Model of Christian Charity." His speech outlined the objectives he hoped to achieve in the New World. His ideals slightly influenced the Puritans judgments and philosophy however not as much as he had initially hoped for. It seems the judgments of the Suffolk County Court were not influenced by the Arbella sermon. Similarly, it doesn't appear that

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    John Winthrop

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    Hill John Winthrop founded the colony of Massachusetts Bay in 1630, where he was the first Governor of the colony, a position he held for twenty years. In April, 1630, aboard the ship Arbella, he led a large party from England for the new world to establish a pure Christian based colony. "They hoped to establish communities of pure Christians who collectively swore a covenant with God that would they work for his ends, knowing that in return, He would watch over them". John Winthrop was born

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    John Winthrop Themes

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    John Winthrop was a rich Puritan leader of the Massachusetts Bay Colony who is known for greatly for prompting and leading the first initial movements of people from England to the new world in the early 1600’s. In 1630 on his maiden voyage, Winthrop delivered a sermon that has come to be known both as “A Model of Christian Charity” and “City upon a Hill.” His sermon was commanding and potent, bringing about themes of American Exceptionalism. It begins with “ God Almighty in His most holy and wise

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    John Winthrop And Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    John Winthrop and Ralph Waldo Emerson were two prominent figures in the literature and the political scene of the American history. Winthrop (1588-1649) was a governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He left England, along with a group of entrepreneurs in search of economic opportunities in the new world. Winthrop grew to become a strong puritan believer and possibly the pioneer of the Puritan faith. He believed that the English church was corrupted by its selfish leaders. Winthrop envisioned an

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    instill proper codes of conduct. In A Model of Christian Charity by John Winthrop we see carnal love represented as separate parts of a Puritan society, “love” being the only act capable of keeping the bonds of society rigid. This would not only be necessary for the survival of the Puritan people but as evident in “Money & Morals in America: A History” by author Patricia O’Toole, “If they [Puritans] succeeded in loving one another, Winthrop promised, God would bless them in all ways. If they turned their

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    The Contrasting Views of Roger Williams and John Winthrop People immigrated to America for many reasons, most people shared in the same ideas of going to the New World to start new lives away from England. Roger Williams and John Winthrop both joined in the Puritan dissent to New England, but while they were living in Boston, Massachusetts they did not agree on several matters. These two men had contrasting views when it came to Christianity, separating from the Church of England and religious liberty

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    the tradable goods being discovered to discovering new parts of the “New World”. People were still trying to get used to the land, the native americans, and even the difference in climate. With everything still being so new a man by the name of John Winthrop thought this would be the perfect opportunity to build the perfect city based around the puritan religion. He referred to it as the “City Upon a Hill” because he wanted it to be the town that the other neighboring towns look up to and strived to

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    Puritans

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    that if one is to be a true follower of God, one must be do God justice rightfully and justifiably. According to John Winthrop, in "A Modell of Christian Charitie," the “m... ... middle of paper ... .... He said the most important thing is that people read the bible, engage in their faith, act unified, work humbly, support each other, and refuse to work falsely with God. All of John Winthrop’s ideals, in his sermon, reflect a biblical and philosophical standpoint on a typical good human being

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    Winthrop Book Review

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    The Puritan Dilemma by Edmund S. Morgan does an excellent job at illuminating the life story of a man who has been unrightfully forgotten by history. Morgan tells of how Winthrop caught the fever of Puritanism early and how he became the man who helped to found Massachusetts and then to eventually keep it afloat. Morgan’s thesis is that Puritanism swept this young man from England and led him on a path of decisions that made his life worthy of being in the history book. Morgan starts off by telling

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