- Words: 1737
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: Mythology - Religion
- Paper #: 12706230
These conditions were evident in a letter to his wife, where Winthrop described wintertime as "weather being cold and the waters perilous," and the difficulty of finding logs to burn for warmth.
The Puritan colonies survived, due in large part to Winthrop's efforts at both instilling this culture of discipline, and in addressing any growing factionalism within the ranks. Such actions have indeed been a double-edged sword, for they planted