APUSH Governments of all shapes and sizes are designed to control the masses. The level of control exerted by each government is the determining factor as to where it lands on the scale from authoritarian to democratic. Describe the circumstances of William’s exile from the standpoint of his challenge to the control of the Mass Bay Colony. Why were his ideas such a threat? In what ways, other than his absence, was his exile meant to eliminate that threat? How did the levels of control enacted in Providence contrast with what he left?