World History I
Thesis Statement: Anne Hutchinson is a famous Puritan Leader who lived during the 15th and 16th century, Anne changed the role of women of her time period drastically because of her deep belief to freedom of speech. I. Early Years
A. Anne was born in Alford, Lincolnshire, England. As a young girl Anne quickly began to follow in her father’s footsteps learning everything he ever knew about the Puritan ways and teaching her all about John Cotton, the man who helped start the Puritan’s Religious views. (Anne Hutchinson, para #3)
B. Her father, Francis Marbury, was an English minister and a deacon of the Church of England. As a young, married adult she and her husband along with their 15 children moved to Boston because of their personal beliefs.(Anne Hutchinson, para #1)
II. Life on her own.
A. She married a man named William Hutchinson, and stayed in her hometown in England and raised 15 children with him. Anne held private religious preaching ceremonies in her house because of her busy schedule as a married, stay at home, working mother. (Anne Hutchinson, para #5)
III. The Trial of Anne Hutchinson.
A. When the governor of Boston found out about the private meetings she was having, he immediately called up the minister of Boston. The minister called a conference and at the conference the city discussed what to do about Hutchinson’s beliefs. In conclusion to the meeting she was put to trial. (Anne Hutchinson, para #5)
IV. Trial in Boston.
A. Anne was brought to trial on March 22, 1638 and found guilty of heresy against Puritan Orthodoxy. She and her followers were all convicted, and Anne was later banished from Boston. She soon after sailed for Boston, Massachusetts in the new world. (Anne Hutchinson, para #1)
V. Later in life.
A. She helped establish Portsmouth, Rhode Island in her travels to the...
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