What Were The Charges Brought Against Anne Hutchinson?

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Why did Winthrop think that the Puritans were a special people? And why did he believe they had to be especially careful in their new endeavor? Puritan wanted to reform their church and opposed to the corruption of the Church of England so they moved to the New World. John Winthrop wanted to show England that their way was wrong; therefore he wanted to prove it to them by presenting that the Puritans have a successful colony. He uses a phrase “City of a hill” (Page 23) which means to set a shining example of an ideal civilization and expected them to encourage peace. He believed that they have to careful because their failure would disgrace them. What were the charges brought against Anne Hutchinson? Hutchinson conducted her own Bible gathering

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