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History of Massachusetts

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The fishing colony there failed, but led to the foundation of Salem, Massachusetts . The bankrupt Dorchester Company's lands ...

Massachusetts Colony - American History - About.com

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These words embody the spirit of the Puritans who founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony. While they emigrated to the New World to be able to freely practice ...

Massachusetts Bay Colony | American history | Britannica.com

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May 11, 2015 ... Among the communities that the Puritans established were Boston, ... By the mid- 1640s Massachusetts Bay Colony had grown to more than ...

The 13 American Colonies: Massachusetts - Social Studies for Kids

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Founded: 1630 by John Winthrop and others, at Massachusetts Bay. Major Industry: Agriculture (fishing, corn, livestock), Manufacturing (lumbering, shipbuilding).

History of the Massachusetts Bay Colony – History of Massachusetts

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Jan 5, 2015 ... Massachusetts Bay Colony was a British settlement on the East Coast of ... Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded by the Massachusetts Bay ...

13 Colonies – Massachusetts Colony for Kids « - Mr. Nussbaum

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This page is about the founding of and history of the Massachusetts Colony. Did you know its original settlers signed the Mayflower Compact, the first example of  ...

Massachusetts Bay Colony - United States American History

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The initial parties stopped first at Salem, but soon established a permanent settlement on the Shawmut Peninsula of Massachusetts Bay (later to be called ...

Who founded Massachusetts? | Reference.com

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The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded by a group of British Puritan refugees under Governor John Winthorp in 1630. The Puritans disagreed with the ...

Massachusetts Colony Facts - Soft Schools

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John Winthrop, a Puritan, founded the Massachusetts Colony, naming it as such after an Algonquin tribe. Massachusetts means 'at the great hill', or 'large hill ...

History of Massachusetts - USGenNet

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Other Englishmen soon established fishing and trading posts nearby—Andrew Weston (1622) at Wessagusset (now Weymouth) and Thomas Wollaston (1625) ...

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Massachusetts was founded by Lord Baltimore, Cecil Calvert, in 1634.
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Massachusetts Colony *** - Colonial America

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When was the colony of Massachusetts founded? The Massachusetts Colony was founded in 1630 by John Winthrop and other Puritans, at Massachusetts Bay .

American Colonies

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Massachusetts - U.S. States - HISTORY.com

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Established in Cambridge in 1636 by vote of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Harvard University was the first institution of higher education in the United States .