Visually engaging PowerPoint lesson on the New England Colonies! Great slides on everything from the Salem Witch Trials, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, through the development of Massachusetts Bay Colony. Fantastic for many levels of students!
It is not known if my 10th Great Grandfather, John Russell(1585-1676), sailed to the United States prior to his son William Russell or at the same time. He is listed as a Freeman of Massachusetts Bay in 1636. It is said that New Bedford, Massachusetts is named after his family in England, the Dukes of Bedford. He and his family are the first of my ancestors to arrive in the United States.
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.
One of the original English settlements in present-day Massachusetts, settled in 1630 by a group of about 1,000 Puritan refugees from England under Governor John Winthrop. In 1629 the Massachusetts Bay...
Anne Hutchinson, born Anne Marbury, was a Puritan spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy that shook the infant Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1636 to 1638. Wikipedia
Anne Hutchinson, born Anne Marbury (1591–1643), was a Puritan woman, spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and lived in Massachusetts Bay Colony Her strong religious convictions were at odds with the established Puritan clergy in the Boston area, and her popularity and charisma threatened to destroy the Puritans' religious experiment in New England. She was eventually tried and convicted, then banished from the colony with many of her supporters.