The Rise of the Goose Creek Men

  title={The Rise of the Goose Creek Men},
  author={L. H. Roper},
We have already seen that West Indians were not preeminent amongst the Goose Creek men. Even less evidence exists to support the characterization of the “Barbadian” party (in whatever incarnation) as “Anglican.” In the first place, Carolina—uniquely in the annals of English colonization in North America—came into being without a recorded clerical presence or even any religious overtones. We find no John Winthrop, John Cotton, Thomas Hooker, Roger Williams, Fr. John White, S.J., or William Penn… Expand