GRE Reading Comprehension: JiJing 352-GRE阅读机经352篇 - 70N0X4AT5845HL9KJ

Information in the passage best supports which of the following statements about Mather's biographies of the settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony? A. Annals written by Mather and others were censored by later historians, thus detracting from their value as full and accurate accounts of the period. B. Mather's description of Governor Winthrop includes all of Winthrop's shortcomings, such as a tendency toward levity at inappropriate times. C. Mather's descriptions of the Massachusetts Bay colonists were based primarily on firsthand experiences. D. Many historians believe that Mather's biographies are poor sources of historical information because biography is an inherently unreliable genre of historical writing. E. Mather's writings reflect an interest in the degree of economic success achieved by early Massachusetts Bay colonists.