Learn all about the colony of Massachusetts, from its early Puritan days to its role in the Revolutionary War. The Massachusetts colony was the first to organize and unite with other colonies, and one of the first to take a stand when troubles with England arose. The colony of Massachusetts was home to some of the most well-known Patriots such as John Hancock, John Adams, Sam Adams, Paul Revere, and more! Unabridged audio CD; approximately 1 hour 8 minutes; 1 CD.
THIRTEEN COLONIES & THE LOST COLONY Take a step back and discover the thirteen colonies of Colonial America. From European exploration through the American Revolution, witness the unique history and character of each colony. Trace the role of each colony in the American Revolution and that colony's impact on the formation of our Constitution. The Massachusetts colony would be the first to organize and unite with other colonies, and one of the first to take a stand when troubles developed with England, thereby leading the cause for independence. It was John Hancock of Massachusetts who would propose the Bill of Rights that still protects and guarantees the basic freedoms of Americans. Book Review -- "Good organization, well-written text which reads like a story, numerous quotes and historic incidents, attractive format and well-designed pages, drawings, maps...all make this title a recommended source for studies in the colonial period of American history." ASSOCIATION OF REG. XI SCHOOL LIBRARIANS, TEXAS