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Unformatted text preview: 13 Colonies Mountain View Elementary School Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801 The New England Colonies Massachusetts (Maine) New Hampshire Rhode Island Connecticut Massachusetts Picture Credit: http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/OakViewES/harris/97- 98/america/colonization/colonies-ne/ne-intro.html Reasons for coming to the USA. Some people didnt like the Church of England. They wanted the Church to be more pure. These people were called Puritans. They decided to start a colony in the North East part of the USA. Settling in Massachusetts John Winthrop was the leader of the Puritans. Massachusetts means at or near the great hill in Algonkian, Native American language. The colonys first settlement was Boston along the Charles River. Picture Credit: http://www.gonzaga.edu/faculty/campbell/enl310/winthrop.htm Colonial Life Massachusetts and Connecticut had laws saying that if there were 50 families, a teacher needed to be hired and a school setup....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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