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Massachusetts

(Encyclopedia) Massachusetts măsəcho͞o´sĭts, most populous of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by New York (W), Vermont and New Hampshire (N), the Atlantic Ocean (E, SE…

Massachusetts Bay

(Encyclopedia) Massachusetts Bay, inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. The bay, with its arms (Boston, Cape Cod, and Plymouth bays), extends 65 mi (105 km) from Cape Ann on the north to Cape Cod on the south…

Massachusetts, University of

(Encyclopedia) Massachusetts, University of, main campus at Amherst; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1863, opened 1867 as Massachusetts Agricultural College. It was called…

Massachusetts Bay Company

(Encyclopedia) Massachusetts Bay Company, English chartered company that established the Massachusetts Bay colony in New England. Organized (1628) as the New England Company, it took over the…

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

(Encyclopedia) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Cambridge; coeducational; chartered 1861, opened 1865 in Boston, moved 1916. It has long been recognized as an outstanding technological…

Massachusetts

Massachusetts State Facts Official Name: The Commonwealth of MassachusettsEntered Union: Feb. 6, 1788 (6th State)Present constitution adopted: 1780 (Oldest still in effect today) Fun Facts State…

Massachusetts Map

Massachusetts Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics U.S. Map…

Census Maps of Massachusetts

Massachusetts: Persons per square mile, 2000 Massachusetts: White persons, percent, 2000 Massachusetts: Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 Massachusetts: American Indian and Alaska Native…

Evacuation Day: Massachusetts

Celebrating the departure of British forces by Liz Olson A state holiday celebrated in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on March 17 each year, Evacuation Day commemorates the day…