Massachusetts Milestones

–1620 Mayflower Compact signed by Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower; it contains the foundations of both the Massachusetts and U.S. Constitutions. –1629-1631 The General Court is incorporated in England, 1629, for the purpose of establishing the Massachusetts Bay Colony. John Winthrop’s Puritans arrive and settle Boston in the summer of 1630; 20,000 more settlers will journey … Continue reading Massachusetts Milestones