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Massachusetts Bay Colony was one of ____ colonies

13 colonies

The 13 colonies were divided into _____ geographical areas

three geographical area i.e New England, Middle and Southern Colonies. The Massachusetts Bay Colony was one of the New England Colonies

When was Massachusetts Bay Colony founded?

It was founded in 1630 by John Winthrop and other Puritans

Who were the Puritans?

They were a group who migrated to the new world seeking to create a model religious community, they believed that the Anglican church needed to be purified off of the influence of the Catholics

What is the Massachusetts Bay Company?

It is a joint stock company that was formed by wealthy Puritans, and hired 17 ships to transport the Puritans to the new world.

Why did the Puritans flee to the new world?

Because they were tired of trying to reform the church and they feared that God would soon punish the sinful

The puritans were lead by _______

John Winthrop who later became a powerful religious leader