Asked by: Ersin Lentiasked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020
Who first settled Boston?
Furthermore, who were the first settlers in Massachusetts?
The first settlers in Massachusetts were the Pilgrims who established Plymouth Colony in 1620 and developed friendly relations with the Wampanoag people. This was the second permanent English colony in America following Jamestown Colony.
Secondly, why did people settle in Boston? In 1630, Puritans from the Massachusetts Bay Company sailed to New England to flee religious persecution in England. Although it was illegal at the time to settle in New England without permission from the King, the Puritans found a legal loophole that they used to their advantage.
Beside this, when was Boston founded?
September 7, 1630
Who was Massachusetts founded by?