Was a minister in Salem, MA & founded Providence, RI & thought people should be able to follow their own religious beliefs
Questioned the authority and teachings of the Puritans ministers
Founded Strawberry Banke, which later became Portsmouth, NH
Led the first group of Puritans to New England
Founded Hartford, CT, with his followers
organized a confederation of New England settlers & brought a 2nd group of Puritans to Mass. Bay Colony & served as the governor several times
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