Founding of Plymouth by Pilgrims.
Settlement of Cape Ann and Salem under Dorchester Company.
Formation of the Massachusetts Bay Company.
Beginning of the Great Migration into Massachusetts.
Puritan migration into Connecticut begins.
Roger Williams's dissent.
Massachusetts establishes legal basis for town government. Founding of Rhode Island. Anne Hutchinson's “Antinomian” dissent begins. Pequot War begins.
Pequot War ends. Massachusetts authorizes a college.
Anne Hutchinson and followers banished. Founding of New Haven.
Printing press established in Cambridge.
Massachusetts Body of Liberties.
Beginning of English Civil War.
Formation of New England Confederation.
Laws and ...