The Spanish colonised the island and called it Hispaniola.
It was the first place occupied by Europeans in the Americas.
From beginning of fifteenth century at latest, Iroquois Confederation formed according to .
In December, he visited an island, part of which the Indians called Haiti - the place of the mountains.
The church in New England appears to have been aware of the disruption that Quakers and Ranters had caused in England, and prepared to repel them if they arrived.
"The Theocracy, that is, God's government, is to be established as the best form of government.Spain took what gold it could and the Indians died out.In 1679, the French took the western part of the island and called it Saint Dominigue.Ann Hutchinson did not hold that the redeemed are above the law.She did hold that her own certainty of salvation was sufficient and that it was not subject to testing by the Massachusetts' Ministry.Here the people, who choose its civil rulers, are God's people, in covenant with him, they are members of the churches; God's laws and God's servants are enquired of for counsel" An early use of American as an ideal 1647 Nathaniel Ward, Massachusetts lawmaker, having returned to London, published The simple cobbler of Aggawam in America under the pseudonym Theodore de la Guard.It contains the phrase "an Article of our American Creed".John Winthrop later led about 1,000 Puritans to settle in Boston and other towns.They used a commercial charter to establishe their jurisdiction.Made up of the governor and freemen, it had full legal authority.The franchise was limited to regenerate church members, and the church was supported by public taxes.