1 John Winthrop was the first governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony.

There for nine years he was a dictorial governor and for ten years a deputy governor under Sir Hennery Vane. He settled the first mostly puritan settlement in New England. John Winthrop presided over the court that banished Anne Hutchinson from the colony that was a non-puritan who was very strong for women’s rights. Although he very strict and narrow minded with his belies of puritisam he could be very practical and tolerant because he could have had Anne executed instead of banished. His government established the puritan stamp, which refers to only the puritans being considered freemen. This means they were the only ones to own land by stock and go where ever they please. This meant that certain churches, be enrolled in government and own their own homes. When John Winthrop was governor the colony was almost completely independent from Britain Today, if John Winthrop had never left his wealth, his life and land in England for his Christian beliefs. He set out with some 700 puritans on a ship for an amount of time with many of the passengers ill, dying, and scared to an unknown land so they could worship God in their own way. This led the way for our religious freedom. The most impressing thing about John Winthrop for me is how he and his family were always Christian but he himself turned puritan at his first marriage.

On March 4. daughter of Sir John Tyndal of Much Malstead. In 1628 John Winthrop and Thomas Dudley went and asked the King of England if they could settle on a piece of land with their new colonies.” On the ship John also issued a model of Christian Charity. We know it today as Boston. On this voyage John preached on Christ’s “Sermon on the Mount. Massachusetts. like Nehemiah (who left an influential court position to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem). After settling in Massachusetts. With his marriage to Margaret he was given a dowry land in Essex. her name was Margaret Tyndal. .2 At 30 years old John Winthrop married his third wife. Essex. 1629 John Winthrop and his other puritan friends signed the Cambridge Agreement essentially pledging that they would start a new voyage to the new world and make a puritan colony in New England. The colony’s land was taken from the Native Americans and with Winthrop’s excuse that the natives had not subdued it and had no civil rights to the land. A later puritan called him an American Nehemiah because. John Winthrop devoted over 20 years of his life to building the Massachusetts colony. Because he owned both lands he learned through hands on practice how to manage larger states. This land between the Charles River and Massachusetts Bay would soon be known as the Massachusetts Bay Colony. John cast aside a high position to unselfishly share the hardships of his fellow colonists in establishing a godly society. Winthrop was nominated Governor and had already had 700 colonists for the settlements. These were ideas that would stamp the young puritan colony. and in 1630 their fleet sailed to America.

3 John Winthrop was the first governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony. Although he was very strict and narrow minded with his believes of puritisam. His government established the puritan stamp. John Winthrop presided over the court that banished Anne Hutchinson from the colony. if John Winthrop had never left his wealth. to start a new life in a new land and live the Christian life that he desired. and scared to an unknown land so they could worship God in their own way. buy stock and go where ever they pleased. he could be very practical and tolerant. The most impressing thing to me about John Winthrop is how he left all his worldly possessions and life as he new it behind. He set out with 700 puritans on a ship for an amount of time with many of the passengers ill. dying. he could have had Anne executed instead of banished. This means they were the only ones to own land. his life and land in England for his Christian beliefs we wouldn’t be able to worship as we please. for nine years he was a dictorial governor and for ten years a deputy governor under Sir Hennery Vane. This meant that non-puritans could not go to certain churches. He settled the first mostly puritan settlement in New England. she was a non-puritan who was very strong for women’s rights. which refers to only the puritans being considered freemen. be enrolled in government and own their own homes. This led the way for our religious freedom. . When John Winthrop was governor the colony was almost completely independent from Britain Today.

If I was like John Winthrop I would Banish or maybe execute any body that didn’t worship god like me. Also if I was like John Winthrop I would be really stern and I wouldn’t have stayed in school for that long.4 John Winthrop was a good Christian and he has inspired me by having left his home and wealth in England to come to a country that he didn’t have any clue about or where it was so we could have our own religion. Also all the responsibility John had with leading 700 people across an ocean to another country I couldn’t handle all that responsibility by myself. There isn’t really anyway I want to be like him except for having the courage for leading all those families across the ocean to a new world. . But there are some reasons why I don’t want to be like John Winthrop.

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