In contrast to Virginia, the colony of Massachusetts Bay thrived almost from the beginning because the early Puritan settlers:
A)chose a location uninhabited by hostile Indians.
B)came as freemen in families, and possessed a strong work ethic and valuable skills.
C)arrived as young, single, and healthy males unburdened by family commitments.
D)founded a colony in a warm land with good soil.
E)were less educated and thus less easily dissatisfied.