Why is Massachusetts called Massachusetts?
Named for a tribe of Native Americans who made their home south of Boston; has been interpreted over the years as "of the great blue hill", "great hills", and even said to mean "hill shaped like an arrowhead".
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A person from Kansas is a Kansan. The nickname for a Kansan is a Jayhawk. Massachusetts is called the Baystate Some people use Baystaters
The new official term for a Massachusetts native is Massachusett . This pays homage to the indigenous people of the land who called themselves the Massachusetts (singular: Massachusett) . "Well, here are all the options I've found. Massachusian with 70 hits in Google seems to be the most frequent…ly used of the morphs of the state name....but among these, Bay Stater is the expression more frequently used. I think "resident of Massachusetts" beats them all for frequency of use. ;o)). Bay Stater, Massachusite, Massachusian, Massachusettser, Massachusetter, Massachusettean. Local perspective : The answer depends on your geographical and psycological point of view. Outside of MA, we are frequenly called Massholes, particularly by the gracious folk of New Hampster. The term Bay Stater is favored by our happier residents, and in particular our media mavens, because it is so much easier to prounounce than Massachusettser, etc. Malcontent residents might be more inclined to refer to us as Taxachusettsers. . (MORE)
Algonquian Indians were the first settlers in the region ofMassachusetts. The first English explorer in Massachusetts wasBartholomew Gosnold, who visited the area in 1602. In 1620, thePilgrims landed at Plymouth. In 1629, King Charles I of GreatBritain granted a charter to the Puritans to establish …an Englishcolony in Massachusetts Bay. (MORE)
Massachusetts was founded by the puritans* for the sake of religious freedom. . puritans*- A member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries advocated strict religious discipline along with simplification of the ceremonies and creeds of the Church of England. The story …of Massachusetts goes back decades before its founding. In the 1580's, King Henry VIII of England split from the Roman Catholic Church because the Pope refused to annul his marriage. After the split, he founded the Church of England, which became the official tax supported religion of the country. members are known as "Anglicans". Although he separated himself from Rome, King Henry did not feel compelled to completely abandon its traditions. However, there were many people that wanted a clean break from the Vatican and a complete reformation of England's faith. These people were known as "Puritans". Some Puritans were also known as "Separatists", since they wanted to completely separate from the Church of England. But not all Puritans were so radical; only a minority of them were Separatists. As time went on, Puritans were more or less persecuted because of their religious dissension. The king was also the head of the church, and the crown realized that if these people would not respect him religiously, why would they respect him politically? Long story short, the Puritans fled to the New World for religious freedom. Their societies in the colonies were, at least initially, extremely strict and were solidly founded upon their religious ideals. This strict structure helped the young colony survive its first years in the wilderness. for religious reasons The Puritans that were aboard the Mayflower, like all other Puritans, disliked the Anglican Church since it was viewed as "too Catholic". The Puritans then got some guns and forced the rest of the crew to sail North instead of towards Jamestown, an already settled ANGLICAN settlement. They then reached Massachusetts about 12 miles North of Plymouth Rock, a popular tourist attraction. (MORE)
Massachusetts was named Massachusetts because of the Native American tribe called Massachusett. They lived in Massachusetts Bay where the pilgrims landed. Coincidentally the Wampanoag tribe leader who befriended the pilgrims was known as Massasoit (Mass-a-soy-it). The Massachusett tribe died out in …the 17th century. (MORE)
In the northeast. New England. Upper right corner of a standard U.S. map such as the one linked below. Massachusetts is located by Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Vermont and New Hampshire. So go look at a map and look in the top right corner It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, it is bord…ered by Cape Cod Bay, and the Conneticut and Merrimack River run through it. (MORE)
\nMassachusetts is known officially as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,like Kentucky because of their respective State Constitutions, while Pennsylvania is a Commonwealth due to its official seal, and Virginia has been known as a commonwealth since before its statehood.
Massachusetts is called The Bay State because of it's many bays. For example, Cape Cod Bay and the Massachusetts Bay. The bays are important to the people who live in Massachusetts because it allows boats to travel to ports. Several species of sea animals live in bays. Sea birds, seals, fish, and lo…bster would live in the bays of Massachusetts. (MORE)
The Mass. bay colony is what MA was called while America was still owned by England.
The geography of Massachusetts includes that it is the seventhsmallest state in the United States. Bodies of water include CapeCod Bay, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts Bay, and the AtlanticOcean. The Atlantic Ocean at sea level is the geographical lowpoint.
because they wanted to find somewhere new to go so they would go to freedom.
They're called New Englanders since it's part of New England. BY THE BIGGEST LIGHTNING THIEF FAN IN THE UNIVERSE!! They are commonly referred to as " Bay Staters ". New Englander encompasses all of the New England states. "Bay Stater" is for those from Massachusetts only.
John Adams' estate was called Peacefield. Also known as Old House,this was Adams' home and farm. John Adams was the second Presidentof the U.S. Other famous members of the Adams family like JohnQuincy Adams also lived here.
"Bay Stater" is one possibility. "Bostonian" also has a pretty wide spread. And "New Englander" takes in the six-state territory that includes Massachusetts.
Massachusetts is nicknamed The Bay State. It is officially known asthe Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was the 6th to be grantedstatehood in the US.
The major industries of Massachusetts are life science, thefinancial industry, manufacturing, and computer and informationtechnology. Other large industries in the state are defense,maritime, and sources of renewable energy.
ok peolpe there are called minuteman trust me look it up trust me im smart at school piece
How Massachusetts get it name well I hav no idea found out oh and go on answers.com oh we r well this is a stupid moment 4 me bye
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Massachusetts was formed by the colonists because they were lookingfor a new start. It was also in a great location and the land wasalso full of natural resources.
Greenhouse/nursery . Cranberries. Dairy products . Corn, sweet. Apples . Cattles and calves. Hay . Aquaculture . Tobacco . Chicken eggs . Potatoes . Turkeys . Maple products. Hogs . Peaches. Farm chickens. Cucumbers. Mushrooms.
You can get a copy of a will from the attorney who created thewill. If you are named as an heir in the will, you will receive acopy when the will is read or you are contacted.
On December 18, 1990, the Legislature decided that the people of the Commonwealth would be designated as Bay Staters . G. Fisher
native as in someone that was born in massachusetts? or native as in descended from the original inhabitants? I wouldn't know about the first but for the second, you could check these links... they all have lists of native tribes from the state of massachusetts... one of which are the massachusett…s. (Some pages have more info than others) http://www.native-languages.org/massachusetts.htm http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/massachusetts/index.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wampanoag http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Native_American_tribes_in_Massachusetts (MORE)
Massacusets has many hisorical things init because it joined 9th also go to the larget city Boston and the capital camparage
From Logan International Airport in Boston, the most direct route to Concord is about 25 miles northwest on state Rt 2. During rush hour, this is usually a 2 hour trip, during a quiet time, about 40 minutes
Pilgrims! They were from the U.K., and they came over here on the mayflower. They came because they were sick of not having any freedom in the U.K. They didn't even get to choose their religion, King George chose everybody's religion, which was always what religion he believed in. So, a group of the…m came over on some ships (the main was the Mayflower) to gain new freedom. Then they ran into the united states... (MORE)
mass. was located in the same spot as the 1770s you could get a dictionary and find out
The question is how many times did you call out? If this was a single occurence then the department of unemployment will likely see the termination as unreasonable and grant you unemployment. If however it was several occasions and a violation of the company's attendance policy it may be a little mo…re difficult to collect but you would need to file the claim and see what happens. (MORE)
The captain who spotted the island saw many grape plants, hence Vineyard, and his daughters name was Martha.
The Bunker Hill Monument in the Boston National Historic Park is probably the one you are looking for.
It depends. If you can't produce proof that the student is racist, you could be sued for slander or libel by the student or their family.
Massachusetts is loaded with historical, cultural, vacation & sporting activities all across the state and in every season every corner of the commonwealth has something to offer.
There are animals in Massachusetts called Woodchucks that are called Groundhogs in other parts of the country.
You can do lots of fun tours, walk the freedom trail, visit fun museum's, visit the Sky Walk Observatory, and visit fun parks.
Precipitation that falls in Massachusetts. You probably typed in this question wrong. When you type in your question again, ask for the Average and time ranges that you want to know. answers.com isn't a reliable source of information. The best thing to do is to either call your(if you live there) …local weather authority, or web site. If you don't then look up Mass. precipitation index either for that year, or it's average. I helped you all i can! have a good day!! (MORE)
I live in central Massachusetts and we have a badger family within 50 feet of our home. They appear almost every day feeding in the neighbors yard. It's pretty cool to see. At first I thought they had to be Woodchucks. But they look nothing like Woodchucks.
By the time of the Civil War- which ultimately ended it(Slavery) The trade was practiced only in the Southern States (below the Mason-Dixon Line) There were no slaves in Massachusetts, except possibly fugitive or escapees who used the Underground Railroad ( a slave- running to freedom spy network, s…o to speak). (MORE)
Massachusetts was not named by the US. From early in the settlement period the colony was called the Massachusetts Bay Colony, sometimes with more words referencing other areas like the Plymouth Plantation. The word Massachusetts is derived from a native American geographic word.
There was alot of border disputes with massachusetts during 1700sso it took 30-50 years to draw simple borders but back then thesurveying techinque was different and massachusetts was a royalcolony. To this day Rhode Island and New Hampshire are stilldisputing over land claims of Massachusetts. I wo…uld say duringBritsh ruling King George 1,2 and 3 just only drew random colonylines to end land disputes between neigboring colonies. It reallycan not be explained on how Massachusetts got its shape. (MORE)
Because their militia was so fast that when someone needed their help it felt like they got their in a minute.
Yes, Massachusetts has had tornadoes as strong as F4. One of thesetornadoes struck the town of Worcester on June 9, 1953 and killed94 people, making it one of the worst tornadoes in U.S. history.Although officially an F4, this tornado may possibly have reachedF5 intensity at one point. On June 1, 2…011 four tornadoes hit the towns of Springfield,Brimfield and Westfield, Massachusetts killing 4 people andinjuring 200. The damage to Springfield and the other two citieswas extensive and as of June 2 authorities are still working onfinding survivors and going through the wreckage. (MORE)
Because the puritans led by john winthrop wanted a more pure anglican church so they moved to the new world to settle their and named it Massachusetts Bay Colony
He believed there was no reason for the police force to be striking and that it put the people around them in danger (they aren't active when striking) so in order to keep the peace, he called the national guard over to stop the strikers.
There was a study conducted a while back that stated that the coastline was not as stable as once thought, but the rate of change was inconclusive.
John and John Quincy Adams and John F. Kennedy were in born Massachusetts and lived and held public office there. Calvin Coolidge are lived there all of his adult life there and served as the state's governor. ( He was born in VT.) George H. W. Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts but did n…ot live in the state as an adult. (MORE)
In its earliest years, it was a very religious colony, almost a theocracy. The Puritans were dominant, and they did not welcome members of other religions. But gradually, that began to change. A number of different immigrant groups arrived in the state, bringing with them a wider range of beliefs-- …Catholics, Jews, and numerous kinds of Protestants (Episcopalians, Congregationalists, Unitarians, etc) settled during the 1800s; and in the 1900s, the new arrivals included some Mormons, as well as Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, and Buddhists. To this day, there are many churches and synagogues throughout the state, as well as houses of worship for the other faiths (Buddhist and Hindu temples, Muslim mosques, etc). For the most part, Massachusetts is a tolerant state, probably thanks to the large number of colleges and universities, which bring in people from all over the world. (MORE)
It is in New England, which is in the North Eastern part of the United States.
I am not sure I understand your question, and I live inMassachusetts. If you are asking about school uniforms or schoolcolors, those vary: for example, the school colors of theUniversity of Massachusetts in Amherst (in the western part of thestate) are maroon and white. But I teach at Lesley Univers…ity inCambridge (about ten minutes from Boston), and our colors are greenand white. Colleges and universities rarely make students wear auniform, although when they graduate, there is a special kind ofacademic regalia (a cap and gown) that graduates and faculty wear.Parochial schools and private schools often have uniforms, and theyalso have school colors -- one well known private school is MiltonAcademy, and its colors are blue and orange. Police andfirefighters all have special uniforms, and so do members of someother occupations-- in fact, if you can give us more information,we can better answer your question. (MORE)
When the Massachusetts Bay colony was founded, the dominantreligion was a Protestant denomination of Christianity calledPuritanism. Eventually, other kinds of Protestants came toMassachusetts, and so did Catholics and Jews. Today, greaterBoston's dominant religion is Catholicism, but Massachusetts a…s astate has a large number of Protestants (of all kinds), as well asa sizeable number of Jews. There are also communities of Hindus,Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, and several other faiths. (MORE)