Divided We Stand: Watertown, Massachusetts, 1630-1680

Divided We Stand: Watertown, Massachusetts, 1630-1680❮EPUB❯ ✻ Divided We Stand: Watertown, Massachusetts, 1630-1680 Author Roger Thompson – Heartforum.co.uk Established in , Watertown was among the original six towns of Massachusetts Its early history was marked by frequent disputes, a penchant for questioning authority, and an atmosphere of tension and d Established in , Watertown Stand: Watertown, PDF Ê was among the original six towns of Massachusetts Its early history Divided We PDF \ was marked by frequent disputes, a penchant for questioning authority, and an atmosphere of tension and We Stand: Watertown, PDF ´ discord In recounting the story of Watertown's formative years, Roger Thompson examines how the community managed to avoid descending into anarchy He also explores the ways in which English settlers preserved their habits of behavior in a newworld environment, even as they were obliged to innovate and embrace change Thompson describes Watertown's early government, its relations with Native Americans and neighboring communities, its religious and economic affairs, and the daytoday experiences of its people Conflict occurred over a wide variety of issues: land allocation, administrative accountability, religious orthodoxy and exclusivity, generational and gender differences, livestock and fencing haves and havenots Thompson brings these disputes to life through a series of vivid case studies drawn from the unpublished Middlesex County Court Records Among others, we meet John Sawin, who despite his best efforts at subterfuge was convicted of stealing and selling a neighbor's.

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Divided We Stand: Watertown, Massachusetts, 1630-1680 PDF
    Divided We Stand: Watertown, Massachusetts, 1630-1680 PDF to avoid descending into anarchy He also explores the ways in which English settlers preserved their habits of behavior in a newworld environment, even as they were obliged to innovate and embrace change Thompson describes Watertown's early government, its relations with Native Americans and neighboring communities, its religious and economic affairs, and the daytoday experiences of its people Conflict occurred over a wide variety of issues: land allocation, administrative accountability, religious orthodoxy and exclusivity, generational and gender differences, livestock and fencing haves and havenots Thompson brings these disputes to life through a series of vivid case studies drawn from the unpublished Middlesex County Court Records Among others, we meet John Sawin, who despite his best efforts at subterfuge was convicted of stealing and selling a neighbor's."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 269 pages
  • Divided We Stand: Watertown, Massachusetts, 1630-1680
  • Roger Thompson
  • English
  • 16 April 2019
  • 9781558493049

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