America in Class Lessons

A Model of Christian Charity

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

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

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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Subjects: History; Literary Criticism; Education Studies; American History; Speeches; Rhetoric; Thirteen Colonies; American Revolution; Primary Sources