Why was the Massachusetts colony founded?
Massachusetts was founded for religious freedom.this is the best answer.
The first successful colony planted in what became known as New England was the Plymouth Colony in 1620. This colony was founded at Plymouth Rock in what is now Massachusetts by the Pilgrims from the Mayflower. The colony existed until 1691 when it was absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The oldest existing political entity is Massachusetts which was founded as the Massachusetts Bay Colony at present day Boston in 1630.
Jhon Winthrop was the first govoner of Massachusetts colony. English Puritans discovered Massachusetts colony in 1620. The colony was named for "large hill place". Major Cities- Boston, Qyincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington, and Concord. they were founded by the Puritans and Pilgrims they were forced to sign the mayflower compact founded in 1620 founded by puritans named for the massachusetts tribe (word meaning"large hill place") founded for religous freedom home of the famous historical site of…