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.
Plymouth Massachusetts was so named because it was the port from which the Pilgrims departed England. They felt it was a fair city to be from, so they named their colony that.
Named after the Puitans for religion freedom
Massachusetts and Illinois have towns named Quincy.
Yes and no. There are cities named Plymouth in the US, Plymouth Massachusetts being the most famous. There is also a Plymouth in England. Plymouth Massachusetts was named after it.
England River: Norfolk Massachusetts town: Norfolk :)
It is Massachusetts, a state in the New England region of North America. It was named after the indigenous population of the Massachusetts tribe.
Cambridge University in the UK.
"Massachusetts" means "at or above the great hill", named by a local Native American tribe.
Massachusetts was named after a Massachusetts Tribe of Native Americans, meaning "at or about the great hill". Your Welcome , Alessandra
Massachusetts was named for the Native American tribe, the Massachusetts, and can be translated as "near the big hill." This is in reference to the Blue Hills, which are found in the state.
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.
No, Cambridge University is not located in Massachusetts. Cambridge University is located England. However, Cambridge, Massachusetts is named for Cambridge University in England.
I think its Massachusetts
They named it Massachusetts Bay Colony.
No, but there is a town named Boston.
It was named after the Town Braintree in Essex UK
The Massachuset Indians because they were the people who first inhabitated it.