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    Timeline of Massachusetts History

  • Pilgrams arrived at Plymouth

    The exact date of arrival to Plymouth is questionable during the year of 1620.
  • Boston was founded

  • Harvard, the first college in the American Colonies, was founded.

  • Colonists defeated Wampanoag's during King Philip's War

  • Colonists dumped British tea into Boston Harbor during the Boston Tea Party

  • John Quincy Adams was elected sixth President of the United States of America

  • World War II begins

  • Massachusetts celebrated it's 200th year being an official state