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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Massachusetts

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

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts_Bay_Colony

The Massachusetts Bay Colony (1628–1691) was an English settlement on the east coast of ... The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded by the owners of the Massachusetts Bay Company, which included investors in the failed Dorchester ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Winthrop

John Winthrop (12 January 1587/88 – 26 March 1649) was an English Puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in founding the Massachusetts Bay Colony,  ...

www.thoughtco.com/massachusetts-colony-103876

Jun 19, 2017 ... Learn about the founding and the significance of the Massachusetts colony in colonial America and its role in the American Revolution.

www.landofthebrave.info/massachusetts-colony.htm

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

www.britannica.com/place/Massachusetts-Bay-Colony

Jul 18, 2017 ... Massachusetts Bay Colony, one of the original English settlements in ... lacking a charter, the founders of Plymouth in Massachusetts were, like ...

home.earthlink.net/~gfeldmeth/colchart.html

Colony, Region, Founder, Founded, Purpose, Note ... Massachusetts Bay, New England, John Winthrop, 1630, Religious freedom for Puritans, Led by John ...

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Like many of the early American colonies, the Massachusetts Bay Colony, founded in 1630, has its roots in the search for religious freedom. The Puritans of  ...

historyofmassachusetts.org/history-of-the-massachusetts-bay-colony

Jan 5, 2015 ... Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded by the Massachusetts Bay ... The Massachusetts Bay Company, which was strongly Puritan, had been ...