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    The patterns of American colonial life, specifically in the Massachusetts Bay colony, encapsulated the massive social, political, and economic shifts of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Factors including freedom of religious expression and increased opportunity for wealth or opportunity led many Europeans to immigrate to New England. Prominent figures and experiences of the entire Colonial Massachusetts Bay population as a whole are often times generalized onto those of the average colonist. Apart from diaries, letters, and other personal artifacts, historians have been able to construct newer theories about the lives of the average individual upon analyzing public and governmental records. This includes but is not limited…

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    Province of Massachusetts Originally Massachusetts was an English colony in North America, founded in 1628, by a group of puritans escaping persecution, until 1961 when it became the Province of Massachusetts and in 1776 seceded from England to be one of the original 13 states of America. The name Massachusetts comes from the Indian tribe, the Massachusett, an Algonquian tribe living in the area of Massachusetts bay. “at the great hill” or “at the range of hills” is its translation, referring to…

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    main English colonies were created by exiled people to a new world. This is where a little organization of Puritan separatists, later called the Pilgrims, landed in Plymouth 1620, which is late known as New England. After ten years, a rich syndicate, known as the Massachusetts Bay Company, sent a much bigger gathering of Puritans to build up another Massachusetts settlement. With the assistance of neighborhood locals, the homesteaders soon got the hang of cultivating, angling and chasing, and…

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    In “The Trobriander’s of Papua New Guinea” by Annette B. Weinter was about the historically against the framework of the seminal anthropological studies of Malinowski who study the Trobriander’s sixty years before Annette B. Weiner. The author realized that Malinowski annoyed or never considered significance in the matrilineal society of women own wealth since he didn’t investigate women productive by only focus on the male wealth. Therefore, the author study both Trobriand women and men from…

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    aboard the Mayflower, landed in Massachusetts and named their colony Plymouth. Jamestown and Plymouth came to the New World to start anew and prosper. Each of the colonies stay in the New World was different in many aspects, but for some they were the same. The locations of the settlements were vastly different from each other. Jamestown provided warm climate and fertile soil which allowed for large plantations grow and prosper. The settlement also had a great defensive position that made…

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    shareholder in the company and had the right to vote for governor of the colony. 6. (1620-1640) Puritans migrate to Massachusetts Bay colony: They were much more focused on religion rather than money. They were much more organized than the Virginians. This created two separate groups in the New World that later on would change many things such as the Indian interactions. Several beliefs differentiated Puritans from other Christians. The first was their Calvinistic belief in predestination.…

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    The Crucible Arthur Miller A Document Analysis Introduction: The play is set in the small Massachusetts village of Salem early in the year 1692. A group of people who grew dissatisfied in the Church of England were called Puritans. These puritans have worked moral, religious and societal reforms. They highly believed in the black and white lines of good and evil and they populated Salem. In exceedingly pious Puritan New England, a collection of girls fell indisposed. Extraordinary or…

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    people, the Boston Massachusetts Bay Colony Puritans in the 17th century. As his ancestors lived amongst these colonists, Hawthorne portrays their lives with criticism and irony. He provides a look into the ways in which their claimed beliefs failed to influence their society and actions. In the year 1630, a group of English Puritans set sail from London to Massachusetts. This was a journey of freedom, hope, and escape, for the governmental changes occurring in their homeland…

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    Unlike the other colonies such as Virginia, consisting of those who had come on their own such a second sons, the Massachusetts Bay colony was established, not as a money maker, but instead as a place where the Puritans could worship the way they chose. The environment of the northwest was not suited for large farms, so the colonists made their money fishing in Cape Cod, fur trapping, ship building, and trading. These markets became the town’s main source of income, giving it a merchant based…

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    Anchored off the inhospitable coast of Massachusetts, a meager band of 88 Pilgrims, weak and weary from their lengthy voyage, stared at two terrible behemoths: in front of them was a vast, hostile land and behind them was the powerful, immense Atlantic Ocean which cut them off from the rest of the world. After they set foot on the rocky shores and watched the Mayflower sail past the edge of the endless horizon, one can only imagine the settlers’ unbearable sense of being all alone, separated…

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