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(The "State of Massachusetts Bay" was in the first draft that had been rejected by the legislature.) In the early 1600s, after contact had been made with Europeans, large numbers of the indigenous peoples in the northeast of what is now the United States were killed by virgin soil epidemics such as smallpox, measles, influenza, and perhaps leptospirosis.This was the second successful permanent English colony in the part of North America that later became the United States, after the Jamestown Colony.), officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.It borders on the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island to the south, New Hampshire and Vermont to the north, and New York to the west.Vermont became a state in 1791 but did not fully ban slavery until 1858 with the Vermont Personal Liberty Law.The Pennsylvania Gradual Abolition Act of 1780 made Pennsylvania the first state to abolish slavery by statute.) Later, Adams was active in early American foreign affairs and succeeded Washington as the second United States President.The entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts has played a powerful commercial and cultural role in the history of the United States.
for the agitation there that led to the American Revolution.Over 80% of Massachusetts' population lives in the Greater Boston metropolitan area, a region influential upon American history, academia, and industry.Plymouth was founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims, passengers of the Mayflower.Although the documentation is incomplete, about 1,700 letters of marque, issued on a per-voyage basis, were granted during the American Revolution.
Nearly 800 vessels were commissioned as privateers and are credited with capturing or destroying about 600 British ships.Department of Public Health by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.