Massachusetts Bay Colony

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one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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The Puritans had established the Massachusetts Bay Colony as a "shining city upon a hill," a living testament to God.
237) George Lee Haskins, 'The Government of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630-1650' in Sydney V James, (ed), The New England Puritans (Harper and Row, 1968) 73, 82.
com helped me compile a basic family tree filled with 12 generations of the George clan, all the way back to Nicholas George (1599-1675), a resident of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and the first member of my family to come to America.
Colonial Justice in Western Massachusetts (1639-1702): The Pynchon Court Record, An Original Judges' Diary of the Administration of Justice in the Springfield Courts in the Massachusetts Bay Colony (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961), 362-3.
MY TENTH GREAT GRANDFATHER, or something like that, Thomas Joy, was an early settler of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
8pm The Scarlet Letter (drama/romance) Directed by Roland Joffe Starring Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall In 1666 in the Massachusetts Bay colony, Hester arrives from England and shortly afterwards, her husband goes missing.
John Winthrop, for example, angrily suggested that God meant for Massachusetts Bay Colony to be the preeminent Puritan colony, not Providence Island off the coast of Nicaragua.
The first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, John Winthrop, in his Modell of Christian Charity, which he wrote during the voyage from England, expressed the ideal of at least a large portion of the settlers.
The history of our own Massachusetts Bay Colony begins with what might have been considered a fool's investment by desperate people seeking any means possible to make a better life for themselves.
Miller singled out the Massachusetts Bay Colony as the point of "coherence with which [he] could coherently begin" his story of "the movement of European culture into the vacant wilderness of America.
John Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, preached the first sermon to the first of the eventual 25,000 English men and women who came to establish the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
In their hands, the "world" of John Winthrop seems to have little to do with the governor and historian of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
In 1645, a group of English investors sent engineer Richard Leader to the Massachusetts Bay Colony to find the ideal location for an iron works that would serve the needs of a growing settlement.
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