Rabb, Theodore K. "Might the Mayflower Not Have Sailed?"
Divergence: 1620 CE
Summary: Essay which argues that the successful Pilgrim colony, and the subsequent Puritan colonies, in Massachusetts formed an essential part of the American culture and politic. Allohistorical content is negligible.
Published: In What Ifs? of American History: Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Might Have Been (ed. Robert Cowley), q.v.