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Harvard College, around which Harvard University eventually grew, was founded in 1636 in ... With some 17,000 Puritans migrating to New England by 1636, Harvard was founded in anticipation of the need for training clergy for the new ...

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Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay ...

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Historical facts and important dates in Harvard University's history. ... 1636, First College in American colonies founded. The “Great and General Court of the ...

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Harvard College was established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of ... in Puritan congregations throughout New England, the College was never ...

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Find out the points of their system of study. ... The history of Harvard University begins in 1630, when the Puritans settled Boston and ... Harvard was officially born in 1636 and took up John 17:3 as its first goal: “And this is life eternal, that they ...

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Aug 4, 2017 ... Founded in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning still ... with the intention of training clergy so that the Puritan colony would ...

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Harvard University college was founded in 1636, just six years after Boston was ... pummeled them so outrageously that even the stern Puritans of that severe ...

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Sep 8, 2016 ... Harvard College was founded on September 8, 1636 to provide for the ... the two leading ministers of the early North American Puritans.

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Jan 15, 2014 ... Harvard College Time Line – 1630 – 1869. 1630, English Puritans take up residence in Boston and surrounding area; establish themselves as ... and local ministers to oversee the college now to be located in Cambridge.