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    I explain what John Winthrop meant when he said, "we shall be as a city upon a hill." Did the Massachusetts Bay Colony reach this objective? Why or why not?

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    John Winthrop hoped that the Puritans would be a beacon of righteousness to the rest of the world. They were disillusioned with much of what had gone on in Europe, and hoped that a Gospel-based society would establish a community of ...

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    A quote from John Winthrop is explicated.