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Why Massachusetts?

  • 1989 Pages
  • 1.11 MB
  • English
Economic policy, Quality of
About the Edition

...a promotional brochure setting forth the views of prominent Massachusetts people concerning Massachusetts quality of life and economic opportunity together with supporting text; includes many color photos; this item was in the BRA collection...

The Physical Object
Paginationnot paged; photos; not dated (circa 1989)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24755685M

Whether you're raising a family, getting an education or starting a career, Massachusetts is the place to be. Top-notch schools, a high proportion of safe neighborhoods, and one of the highest median incomes in the country are just a few of the things that keep natives rooted and newcomers pouring in.

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The Corporations Book, a list of corporations subject to taxation in Massachusetts, is published annually by the Division of Local Services.

This data can be accessed using DLS's Corporation Book Online Search page or by viewing one of the Data Files available on this page. The Corporation Book Online Search lets you search for Massachusetts corporations, financial institutions or insurance.

These unique signs are almost as old as many of the roadways where they are seen. They were originally designed and developed during the highway boom of the early s by the Massachusetts Department of Public Works — the predecessor to the MassDOT Highway Division.

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7 County: Worcester County. Full-color photos bring to life the story of Massachusetts. In addition to an in-depth factual profile of Massachusetts in the form of a state Almanac, this book offers fascinating and lively discussions of the state's history, people, geography, government, economy, culture, and lifestyles.

Massachusetts Bay Colony, one of the original English settlements in present-day Massachusetts, settled in by a group of about 1, Puritan refugees from England under Gov. John Winthrop and Deputy Gov. Thomas the Massachusetts Bay Company had obtained from King Charles I a charter empowering the company to trade and colonize in New England.

Massachusetts was originally inhabited by tribes of the Algonquian language family such as the Wampanoag, Narragansetts, Nipmucs, Pocomtucs, Mahicans, and Massachusetts. The Vermont and New Hampshire borders and the Merrimack River valley was the traditional home of the Pennacook tribe.

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Brook Farm, short-lived utopian experiment in communal living (–47). The acre farm was located in West Roxbury, Mass. (now in Boston). It was organized and virtually directed by George Ripley, a former Unitarian minister, editor of The Dial (a critical literary monthly), and a leader in.

The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded at Boston in Colony As more people moved in, tensions between the Indian tribes and the colonials turned to violence. A number of battles occurred between and called King Philip's War. The majority of the Indians were defeated.

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The outline for this book is based on The Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for Social Studies and teaches history, geography, economics, New England Massachusetts, cities and towns of Massachusetts, and civics and government.5/5(7). The ladybug was adopted as the official state insect or insect emblem of Massachusetts in (thanks to a campaign that began with a second-grade class in the town of Franklin).

Because this insect benefits agriculture and delights children everywhere, Ohio, New York, New Hampshire, Tennessee, and Delaware also designate the ladybug as an. The center is an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and works to advance the cause of books and reading, while enhancing the outreach potential of Massachusetts libraries.

In Why We Cooperate, Tomasello's studies of young children and great apes help identify the underlying psychological processes that very likely supported humans' earliest forms of complex collaboration and, ultimately, our unique forms of cultural organization, from the evolution of tolerance and trust to the creation of such group-level.

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The first slaves were brought to the colony in the early 17th century. The exact date slaves first entered Massachusetts is unknown but many sources suggest Samuel Maverick was the first slaveholder in the colony after he arrived in early Boston in with two slaves. But then Massachusetts is still unusual in that its ELL students have so much more trouble than the general population -- and the state hasn't always handled the complexities of English learners : Max Larkin.

Letters About Literature in Massachusetts is a commonwealth-wide personal and reflective writing initiative sponsored by the Massachusetts Center for the Book.

The program invites students in Grades 4 through 12 to read a book of their choice, reflect on it, and write a personal letter to its author, explaining the impact this work had on them.

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An urgent case for climate change action that forcefully sets out, in economic, ethical, and political terms, the dangers of delay and the benefits of action.

The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear: we can see that economic development, reduced emissions, and creative adaptation go hand in hand.

A committed and strong low-carbon. The white star represents Massachusetts as one of the original thirteen states. Around the shield is a blue ribbon with the motto: "By the Sword We Seek Peace, but Peace Only Under Liberty".

Above the shield is a arm and sword, representing the first part of the motto. Flag adoptedamended s. Early settlers of Massachusetts generally came from England and Scotland and the other New England states.

Plymouth Colony was first settled in From tofifteen to twenty thousand people settled in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Up to Significant immigration from other European countries began in the s, when many.John Prescott was born in Standish, Lancashire, England circa.

and died in December in Lancaster, Massachusetts. He was the son of Ralph and Ellen/Elene Prescott. He married Mary Gawkroger on 11 April