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Transcript of drew muller
Massachusetts was founded by John Winthrop.
Farming was difficult for crops like wheat because of poor soil but corn, pumpkins,rye,squash and beans were planted.
Massachusetts was founded was on February 6, 1788.
Climate: New England was the coldest of the three regions, mild and short summers leading to long, cold winters but less disease than in the warmer colonies
The Naming of the Massachusetts Colony
The Name Massachusetts means “At the Great Hill.”
Map of 13 Colonies Chart
Boston,Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington, concord
Geography: There are jagged coast and hills. The basic geography of New England consisted of mountains thick with trees, rivers and poor rocky soil that was difficult to farm and unsuitable for crops
The Battle of Lexington and the Battle of Concord
The history is unique because of its
Original Name. The original name of the colony was the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Later it was split between Massachusetts and Maine.
There was no religious freedom in the areas inhabited by the Puritans as they did not tolerate any other form of religion. They refer to Religion in the Colonies
People should come to our colony because we have fish, timber, furs, ships and livestock.
Why you should come?
Massachusetts is a New England colony. We have the winter weather and the snow is fun to play in.
Why should you come?