Unformatted text preview: had claimed the property rights, at least not by English Standards. Winthrop leaned more towards the liberal side in his puritan ideology (As governor worked to keep heresy executions to a minimum and voted against the prospect of forcing women colonists to wear a veil) Winthrop’s legacy is clearly his “city upon a hill speech” properly entitled a model of Christian Charity. He saw the new world as a model (a beacon) where by that by purifying Christianity in the New World, his followers would serve as an example to the Old World for building a model Protestant community-the speech long believed to have been given aboard the Arabella just prior to landing in the Americas has recently been believed to have been given prior to leaving England....
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- Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Charles I of England, Massachusetts Bay Company