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Converging Worlds by Louise A. Breen

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NEW ENGLAND

1620

Founding of Plymouth by Pilgrims.

1623

Settlement of Cape Ann and Salem under Dorchester Company.

1629

Formation of the Massachusetts Bay Company.

1630

Beginning of the Great Migration into Massachusetts.

1634

Puritan migration into Connecticut begins.

1635

Roger Williams's dissent.

1636

Massachusetts establishes legal basis for town government. Founding of Rhode Island. Anne Hutchinson's “Antinomian” dissent begins. Pequot War begins.

1637

Pequot War ends. Massachusetts authorizes a college.

1638

Anne Hutchinson and followers banished. Founding of New Haven.

1639

Printing press established in Cambridge.

1641

Massachusetts Body of Liberties.

1642

Beginning of English Civil War.

1643

Formation of New England Confederation.

1647

Laws and ...

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