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the English separatists who founded Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, in 1620
Pilgrims
location of Harvard College
Cambridge, Massachusetts
the Italian-born explorer who led the English expedition that explored the North American mainland in 1497
John Cabot
the man who wrote "History of Plymouth Plantation"
William Bradford, second governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony
the town or city that is the official seat of government of a state or nation
capital
the state named for the French words that mean "green mountain"
Vermont
the location of the first water-powered looms in 1814
Peacedale, Rhode Island
location of the Longfellow Mountains
Maine
the region of wooded hills in western Maine, and named for a region of south-central England
Berkshire Hills
the first colony to formally declare independence from Great Britain
Rhode Island
the most important town in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Boston
the world's second largest body of water
Atlantic Ocean
the section of the Appalachian Mountains in northern New Hampshire
White Mountains
the broad coastal lowlands stretching from New England to the South
Atlantic Coastal Plain
the capital city of Massachusetts
Boston
the agreement proposed by Connecticut that resolved the constitutional debate of 1787
the Great Compromise
the explorer who claimed North America for England
John Cabot
the capital city of Maine
Augusta
the largest Indian group in the eastern United States; includes Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca
Iroquois League of Five Nations
the first college in the colonies
Harvard College in Massachusetts
a river of the northeastern United States flowing c. 655 km from northern New Hampshire to its outlet on Long Island Sound
Connecticut River
the Puritan preacher from Connecticut, one of the first leaders of the Great Awakening
Jonathan Edwards
the ship that carried the Pilgrims to America in 1620
the Mayflower
the Ocean State
Rhode Island
the founder of Rhode Island
Roger Williams
the range of Appalachian Mountains extending from southern Quebec, Canada, through Vermont to western Maine
Green Mountains
an ancient administrative division of a large English parish
township
the river rising in northern Maine and flowing c. 225 km to the St. John River in New Brunswick, Canada
Aroostock River
the first colony to offer complete religious freedom
Rhode Island
a narrow pass between mountains
notch (in the South, a "gap")
the Indian name that literally means "man-eater"
Mohawk
the building or complex of buildings in which a state legislature meets
capitol
the first state admitted to the Union after the thirteen colonies
Vermont
the Indian who helped the Pilgrims through their first year at Plymouth
Squanto
the Pine Tree state
Maine
the act that established the first public school system in America
Ole' Deluder Satan Act
to extend business activities into disparate fields
diversify
the capital city of Rhode Island
Providence
the Wampanoag Indian who introduced the Pilgrims to Chief Massasoit
Samoset
the capital city of Vermont
Montpelier
the Canadian provinces bordering Maine
New Brunswick and Quebec
the Puritans' colony in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Bay Colony
the first written agreement for self-government in America
the Mayflower Compact
the first written constitution in America
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
the capital city of New Hampshire
Concord
the Indians who shared the first Thanksgiving dinner with the Pilgrims
Wampanoags
the highest point in the Northeast
Mt. Washington in New Hampshire
the system of fundamental laws and principles that prescribes the nature, functions, and limits of government
constitution
the land along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Seaboard
in colonial times, districts in which property owners met to vote on community matters
township
the first state to have a textile mill
Rhode Island
a factory that produces cloth
textile mill
a mountain or rocky mass that has resisted erosion and stands isolated in an essentially level area
monadnock
the elevation in a mountainous region above which trees do not grow
timber line
the range of the Appalachians in Vermont and New York
Taconic Mountains
all land above the timber line
alpine zone
the system composed of two legislative branches or chambers
bicameral system
the Pilgrims' colony in Massachusetts, founded in 1620
Plymouth
a region of the northeastern United States comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
New England
the part of the Northeast that is comprised of the three larger, northernmost New England states
New England uplands
the easternmost state
Maine
the manufacture of goods in large quantities, often using standardized designs and assembly-line techniques
mass production
the location of Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
the capital city of Connecticut
Hartford
the highest point in the Taconic Range in Vermont
Mt. Equinox
the university known as Collegiate College until 1718
Yale University
the only New England state with no seacoast
Vermont
the New England state that was once part of Massachusetts
Maine
the group that wanted to "purify" the Church of England from what they considered to be unscriptural teachings and practices
Puritans
Maine-born writer, whose works include "The Song of Hiawatha"
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-82)
the Wampanoag chief who made a peace treaty with the Pilgrims
Massasoit
the religious leader from Connecticut who presented the Great Compromise in 1787
Roger Williams
the longest river in New England
Connecticut River