Thomas Morton liked the lush country, the Indians liked Thomas—and the stern Puritans cared little for either
The broad expanse of ocean that separated Plymouth from Mother England helped create a novel experiment in democracy that grew as the American colonies expanded.
She was, said Governor Winthrop, an American Jezebel
Many a book, a magazine, a play, a movie, has been banned in Boston. But Christmas?
Did the Fathers in 1620 really land on that famous slab of granite? Through the haze of myth that surround it, a profound truth may be dimly seen
Thus Margaret Winthrop to her spouse, the governor of the Bay Colony. Her letters—and John’s in reply—reveal behind the cold Puritan exterior a warm and deeply touching relationship
Roger Williams liked Indians and almost everyone else, and he founded a colony that gave our freedom a broader horizon