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What was the main reason that the Puritans started the Massachusetts Colony?
To live according to their religious beliefs
For which economic reason did most people first settle in the Connecticut River valley?
To have fertile land to farm
In what way did the new England Colonies have representative governments?
The colonist elected their own leaders to public office.
Why did whalers start going on longer whaling trips?
They had caught most of the whales close to shore.
What was the major issue that caused King Philip's War?
Colonist and Indians disagreed about ownership of the land.
Who was the leader of the Wampanoag Indians who called for an all-out war against the colonist in New England?
Who led the followers to an island near Providence after being expelled from Massachusetts Colony for sedition?
Who lead the second group of Puritans o New England and was an early leader of Massachusetts Colony?
Who founded the settlement of Providence, which because a part of Rhode Island Colony?
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