What did Thomas Jefferson believe about the divine purpose of the United States of America? What compelling role did the Puritans play in setting the stage for the American Revolution? What profound affect did Native Americans have on the forming of our constitution? All of these questions and much more are answered in this fascinating work. Little known information is contained within these pages about the beginnings of our country through the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Company in Sempringham, England.
Journey of Promise covers the highlights of events that led to Puritan England and New England, and ultimately the founding of the United States of America. Included are several short biographies of key Puritans including Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard University, Anne Bradstreet, first American poet and elect lady, and John Elliott, apostle to the Native Americans.
Charles also sheds light on four of our founding fathers, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Benjamin Franklin and their religious beliefs and influences on our nation.
If you want to learn detailed knowledge about the people who founded and believed in this nation that is not taught in schools and is not widely published, this book is a valuable addition to your personal library.
Author: Charles W. Allen
Category: American History, Non Fiction
The late Charles W. Allen was an intense researcher and studied for over 25 years the people called Puritans. Having several ancestors from this group, he was fascinated by their affect on the founding of America and the role their descendants played in the Revolutionary period of the United States. Charles was a well-known wood worker, spending many years of his life crafting restoration windows and doors for the pre-Civil War period using square peg mortise and tenon joinery. He grew up in Spokane, Washington and also lived in Cameron, Missouri and Nauvoo, Illinois. He was the father of 6 children.
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