Slogan : Make It Yours; The Spirit of America

By : Ana and Cassey Rodriguez

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Come Over !

This variety of crops and the pure drinking water and also the cool climate stopped the spread of diseases

Free to purify your Church!

Can make your own Laws

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  • Founded: 1630 by John Winthrop and others, at Massachusetts Bay
  • The Massachusetts Colony was one of the original 13 colonies in America
  • In towns along the coast, the colonists made their living fishing, whaling, and shipbuilding.
  • Whale oil was a valuable resource as it could be used in lamps.
  • The Massachusetts Colony was one of four colonies that made up the New England Colonies
  • Massachusetts means 'at the great hill', or 'large hill place'.
  • Major towns in the Massachusetts Colony included Boston, Plymouth, Quincy, Lexington, and Salem.
  • Nicknames for Massachusetts include the Bay State, Old Colony State, the Puritan State, and the Baked Bean State
  • The Massachusetts Colony was an English Colony until it joined in the rebellion against Great Britain in 1776
  • Once the rebellion was over it became the state of Massachusetts
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