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Winthrop's Massachusetts Bay Colony
A look at John Winthrop's problems in establishing the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
# 125611 | 1,250 words | 22 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (U.S. Colonization of North America)

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This paper describes the challenges that John Winthrop faced in establishing the Massachusetts Bay Colony as evidenced in the writings of Edmund Morgan.

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"John Winthrop faced a number of problems in establishing the Massachusetts Bay Colony. As biographer Edmund S. Morgan notes; "Winthrop kept a journal that recorded the issues that he had to contend with in the Colony. His difficulties are therefore well documented and open to historical examination." The governor of Massachusetts, Winthrop, held a position of power in the government of the colony but his primary concern was that of leading the people and operating the Colony according to the Puritan..."

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