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Massachusetts

Massachusetts is the place where English settlers first imagined remaking their homeland in a wilderness they called New England. For all their English orientation, they called the great bowl of a bay between Cape Cod and the mainland after the coastal “Massachusett” tribe, then took the bay’s name for the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The towns of Plymouth, Salem, and Boston – all founded 1620–30 – were the beachhead from which the rest of New England was colonized. As the state with the first college, the first democratic government, the first rebels to defy the king, the first authors to invent an American literature, and the first ...

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