Dating history america
For example, in Charleston, South Carolina, almost every adult Jewish male fought on the side of freedom.In Georgia, the first patriot to be killed was a Jew (Francis Salvador).The earliest legislation of the colonies of New England was all determined by Scripture.At the first assembly of New Haven in 1639, John Davenport clearly stated the primacy of the Bible as the legal and moral foundation of the colony: "Scriptures do hold forth a perfect rule for the direction and government of all men in all duties which they are to perform to God and men as well as in the government of families and commonwealth as in matters of the Church...Dartmouth uses the Hebrew words meaning "God Almighty" in a triangle in the upper center of its seal.So popular was the Hebrew Language in the late 16th and early 17th centuries that several students at Yale delivered their commencement orations in Hebrew.
New Amsterdam was also a Dutch possession, but the governor Peter Stuyvesant did not want them there. 21): "Two weeks after they landed, Stuyvesant heard the complaint from the local merchants and from the Church that 'the Jews who had arrived would nearly all like to remain here.' Stuyvesant decided to chase them out.
In fact, so many Jewish conversos came to Mexico that the Spanish made a rule precluding anyone who could not prove Catholic ancestry for four generations back from migrating there.