Dating laws in massachusetts
Department of Public Health by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Many prominent American political dynasties have hailed from the state, including the Adams and Kennedy families.
Future President George Washington took over what would become the Continental Army after the battle.
His first victory was the Siege of Boston in the winter of 1775–76, after which the British were forced to evacuate the city.
His son John Quincy Adams, also from Massachusetts, would go on to become the sixth United States President.
Alternatively, Massachusett has been represented as Moswetuset—from the name of the Moswetuset Hummock (meaning "hill shaped like an arrowhead") in Quincy, where Plymouth Colony commander Myles Standish, hired English military officer, and Squanto, part of the now disappeared Patuxet band of the Wampanoag peoples, met Chief Chickatawbut in 1621.
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.
Nearly 800 vessels were commissioned as privateers and are credited with capturing or destroying about 600 British ships.
was an important figure in both the struggle for independence as well as the formation of the new United States.
The entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts has played a powerful commercial and cultural role in the history of the United States.