An army may move on its stomach, but a university lives or dies on its endowment. John Harvard, one of the earliest investors in education in the English colonies, gave his name, as well as much of his wealth, to one of the earliest institutions of learning in that burgeoning region. Harvard University would grow from its humble beginnings with the aid of such grants, from a university known for educating Native Americans in scripture to one of the most respected bodies of learning in the world, thanks in no small part to the donations of John Harvard.
|Civilization IV: Colonization Founding Fathers|
Vasco Nunez de Balboa • Juan de Bermudez • Pedro Alvares Cabral • Alexander von Humboldt • Juan Ponce de Leon • Lewis and Clark • Jacques Marquette • Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada • John Smith • Giovanni da Verrazano
William Brewster • Bartolome de las Casas • John Harvard • Nathanial Hawthorne • Thomas Hooker • Sor Juana • Gabriel Lallemant • Gregorio de Mattos e Guerra • William Penn • Juan de Sepulveda • Roger Williams
Ethan Allen • Francisco de Coronado • Hernan Cortes • Diego Velazquez de Cuellar • Marquis de La Fayette • John Paul Jones • Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve • Dom Pedro I • Francisco Pizarro • Chief Powhatan • Hernando de Soto