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America in Class Lessons

A Model of Christian Charity

Advisor: Delbanco, Andrew (Trustee; NHC Fellow, 1990–91; 2002–03)

By Schramm, Richard R. (NHC Vice President for Education Programs, 1984–2016)

In telling his followers that their colony would be “as a city upon a hill,” Puritan leader John Winthrop was warning them about the cost of failure.

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History / Literary Criticism / Education Studies / American History / Speeches / Rhetoric / Thirteen Colonies / American Revolution / Primary Sources /