Aug 15, 2019
Unlike Massachusetts, Rhode Island and the plantations just did not have a firm foundation of government, which gave Massachusetts reasons to find ways to incorporate those lands under their jurisdiction. It also didn’t help that people like Samuel Gorton had beliefs that didn’t quite match up with those Puritans...
Jul 16, 2019
The separation of Williams’ plantations settlements and Coddington’s Rhode Island settlements from that of the more pronounced settlements of Massachusetts and Plymouth was having its toll. There were those in Williams’ camp that wanted the safety and governmental arm that Massachusetts could furnish. Williams...
May 22, 2019
The other English colonies didn’t like the opinions or the teachings of Roger Williams and it was decided he must go. He headed off to plant a colony away from the rest of society although, many found his presents more favorable and made their way to his new land called Providence.
Mar 27, 2019
A letter sent home from a young indentured servant expressing his situation and begging for money so he could come back home.
Mar 20, 2019
The final parts describing Maryland really comes down to a few major items, the succession of the Calverts through the years. The conflicts between government and citizens, starting in Virginia, Bacon’s rebellion, an action that could have spilled over into Maryland’s own governmental uneasiness, and throw in the...