The Spanish colonised the island and called it Hispaniola.
(Claude Lévi-Strauss, the jealous Potter, and Luis Sepulveda, the old man who read love stories).
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".
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.