massachusetts, 1788 noah st.clair

the Massachusetts colony was founded by the Massachusetts bay company.

the new king william the 3 established the province of massachusetts bay in 1691.

parliament passed the navigation acts to regulate trade for the benefit of the mother country.

the puritans wanted the anglican church to practice the catholic religion.

they only wanted to practice catholic nothing else.

if people believed in anything else they would punish or kill them.

the geography of massachusetts was treed mountains lots of hills.

rocky soil, and lots of rivers.

massachusetts coast was very jagged.

He serves as governor for Massachusetts for 12 terms.

In the spring of 1630, Winthrop led a fleet of 11 vessels and 700 passengers to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

John Winthrop was a english puritan lawyer.


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