Massachusetts Bay Colony ...  1628–1684 de jure (1692 de facto)  The colony's first seal, depicting a dejected Native American with arrows turned downwards, saying "Come over and help us", an allusion to Acts 16:9 ... The Massachusetts Bay Colony was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century, in New England, situated around the present-day cities of Salem and Boston.

Massachusetts Bay Colony ... 1628–1684 de jure (1692 de facto) The colony's first seal, depicting a dejected Native American with arrows turned downwards, saying "Come over and help us", an allusion to Acts 16:9 ... The Massachusetts Bay Colony was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century, in New England, situated around the present-day cities of Salem and Boston.

Get a FREE copy of “The Mayflower Compact”. The Mayflower Compact, signed by 41 English colonists on the ship Mayflower on November 11, 1620, was the first written framework of government established in what is now the United States. The compact remained in effect until Plymouth was incorporated into the short-lived Dominion of New England in 1686 and subsequently absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691.

Get a FREE copy of “The Mayflower Compact”. The Mayflower Compact, signed by 41 English colonists on the ship Mayflower on November 11, 1620, was the first written framework of government established in what is now the United States. The compact remained in effect until Plymouth was incorporated into the short-lived Dominion of New England in 1686 and subsequently absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691.

The original Massachusetts Bay Colony seal

History of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

"A south east view of the great town of Boston in New England in America," etching by John Carwitham, circa 1730-1760

History of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

"A south east view of the great town of Boston in New England in America," etching by John Carwitham, circa 1730-1760

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history of Massachusetts also includes a great link for info on the Salem Witch Trials

The History of Boston

history of Massachusetts also includes a great link for info on the Salem Witch Trials

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