John Winthrop A Model Of Christian Charity

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The main focus of the people of New England whilst settling was to form a community and society that would prosper and last. In the 1630 document titled “A Model of Christian Charity”, John Winthrop wrote about the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and some of the rules and principles that the citizens there would abide by. For example, Winthrop stated, “…We must be knit together in this work as one man…We must consider that we shall be us a city upon a hill”. He is referring to how the people of Jamestown would work together as one and form a community of such prestige that other colonies will look up to it, as if it was placed on top of a hill for all of the world to shadow after. This document does show bias to New England because of Winthrop’s
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