The Puritan Dilemma; the Story of John Winthrop Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does the author say “was responsible for suppressing heresy as well as drunkenness and theft and murder” in Chapter 6: “A Special Commission”?


What minister is quoted in the book as having said of his apprehension of leaving England, “The Lord made me feare my affliction came in part for running too far in a way of separation from the mixt Assemblies in England: tho I blesse God I have ever beleeved that there are true churches in many parishes in England where the Lord sets up able men and ministers of his gospell; and I have abhorred to refuse to heare any able minister in England”?


At the first meeting summoned by Winthrop in Charlestown, how many assistants were present, in addition to himself and Thomas Dudley?


How many years before John Winthrop’s arrival in the New World had Samuel Maverick arrived with his bride and built a house?


Who was elected governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634?

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