Colonial Advertisement Project
By Meghan Carey
Massachusetts Bay Colony
Colony: The colony consists of the cities known as Boston, Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington, and Concorde.
Religion: The Puritans who conquered the colony only prefer the belief in the pure Christian Church.
Government: The colony is governed as a royal province, while operating under a charter.
Trade: The Massachusetts Bay Colony's main trading exports are fish, timber, furs, ships, and livestock.
- The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded in 1630 by John Winthrop and other colonists.
- The Battle of Lexington and The Battle of Concorde are two famous battles that took place in the colony.
- Although New England is the coldest of the three regions, the colder winters mean that there are less diseases to be spread than in the warmer areas.
He is a Puritan leader who became the first Governor of the colony.
His is a New England preacher who had powerful sermons, which helped set off the Great Awakening.
He is from a Native American tribe who helped the pilgrims with their farming techniques, which eventually led to the first Thanksgiving.