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Båten Mayflower.

Massachusetts kolonierades först av engelsmän i början av 1600-talet och området förklarades som Commonwealth of Massachusetts under 1700-talet. Före den brittiska koloniseringen befolkades regionen av olika inhemska stammar.

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Före britterna[redigera | redigera wikitext]

De stammar som bodde i regionen före britternas ankomst var stammar i den algoniquanska språkfamiljen som Wampanoag, Narragansett, Nipmuc, Pocomtuc, Mahican, and Massachusett.[1]

Det revolutionära Massachusetts: 1760-talet till 1780-talet[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Percy's Rescue at Lexington av Ralph Earl och Amos Doolittle från 1775, en illustration av Slagen om Lexington och Concord.

Massachusetts var ett centrum för rörelsen för självständighet gentemot Storbritannien.

Vidare läsning[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Fram till 1780[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • Adams, James Truslow. The Founding of New England (1921)
  • Adams, James Truslow. Revolutionary New England, 1691–1776 (1923)
  • Adams, James Truslow. New England in the Republic, 1776–1850 (1926)
  • Andrews, Charles M. The Fathers of New England: A Chronicle of the Puritan Commonwealths (1919), short survey
  • Axtell, James, ed. The American People in Colonial New England (1973), new social history
  • Bailyn, Bernard. The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson (1975)
  • Bailyn, Bernard. The New England Merchants in the Seventeenth Century (1970)
  • Bremer, Francis J. John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father (2003)
  • Brown, Robert E. Middle Class Democracy in Massachusetts, 1691–1789 (1955)
  • Cronon, William. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists and the Ecology of New England (1983), environmental history
  • Fischer, David Hackett. Paul Revere's Ride (1994), explains 1775 in depth
  • Hart, Albert Bushnell ed.Commonwealth History of Massachusetts, Colony, Province and State Volumes 1 and 2 (1927), to 1776
  • Hosmer, James Kendall ed. Winthrop's Journal, "History of New England," 1630–1649
  • Karlsen, Carol F. The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England (1998), new social history
  • Labaree, Benjamin Woods. Colonial Massachusetts: A History (1979), scholarly overview
  • Labaree, Benjamin W. The Boston Tea Party (1964)
  • Lockridge, Kenneth A. A New England Town: The First Hundred Years: Dedham, Massachusetts, 1636–1736 (1985), new social history
  • Miller, John C. Sam Adams: Pioneer in Propaganda (1936)
  • Palfrey, John Gorham. History of New England vol 1 (1858), political narrative.
  • Rutman, Darrett B. Winthrop's Boston: Portrait of a Puritan Town, 1630–1649 (1965)
  • Taylor, Robert J. Western Massachusetts in the Revolution (1954)
  • Vaughan, Alden T. New England Frontier: Puritans and Indians 1620–1675 (1995)
  • Warden, G. B. Boston 1689–1776 (1970)
  • Weeden, William. Economic and Social History of New England, 1620–1789 (1890)
  • Zobel, Hiller B. The Boston Massacre (1978)

1780–1900[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • Adams, James Truslow. New England in the Republic, 1776–1850 (1926)
  • Banner, James. To the Hartford Convention: The Federalists and the Origins of Party Politics in Massachusetts, 1789–1815 (1970)
  • Baum, Dale. The Civil War Party System: The Case of Massachusetts, 1848–1876 (1984), new political history
  • Blodgett, Geoffrey The Gentle Reformers: Massachusetts Democrats in the Cleveland Era (1966)
  • Brooks, Van Wyck. The Flowering of New England, 1815–1865(1936), famous writers
  • Clark, Christopher. The Roots of Rural Capitalism: Western Massachusetts, 1780–1860 (1990)
  • Deutsch, Sarah. Women and the City: Gender, Space, and Power in Boston, 1870–1940 (2000)
  • Dublin, Thomas. Women at Work: The Transformation of Work and Community in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1826–1860 (1993)
  • Faler, Paul Gustaf. Mechanics and Manufacturers in the Early Industrial Revolution: Lynn, Massachusetts, 1780–1860 (1981)
  • Formisano, Ronald P. The Transformation of Political Culture: Massachusetts Parties, 1790s–1840s (1983), new political history
  • Goodman, Paul. The Democratic-Republicans of Massachusetts (1964)
  • Green, James R., William F. Hartford, and Tom Juravich. Commonwealth of Toil: Chapters in the History of Massachusetts Workers and Their Unions (1996)
  • Gutman, Herbert. The New England Working Class and the New Labor History (1987)
  • Handlin, Oscar and Mary Flug Handlin. Commonwealth: A Study of the Role of Government in the American Economy: Massachusetts, 1776–1861 (1947), influential study
  • Handlin, Oscar. Boston's Immigrants: A Study in Acculturation (1941), social history to 1865
  • Morison, Samuel Eliot. The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783–1860 (1921)
  • Nelson, William. Americanization of the Common Law: The Impact of Legal Change on Massachusetts Society, 1760–1830 (1994)
  • Peters Jr., Ronald M. The Massachusetts Constitution of 1780: A Social Compact (1978)
  • Porter, Susan L. Women of the Commonwealth: Work, Family, and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts (1996)
  • Prude, Jonathan. The Coming of Industrial Order: A Study of Town and Factory Life In Rural Massachusetts, 1813–1860 (1983)
  • Rosenkrantz, Barbara. Public Health and the State: Changing Views in Massachusetts, 1842–1936 (1972),
  • Story, Ronald. The Forging of an Aristocracy: Harvard and the Boston Upper Class, 1800–1870 (1980).
  • David Szatmary. Shays' Rebellion: The Making of an Agrarian Insurrection (1980);
  • Tager, Jack, and John W. Ifkovic, eds. Massachusetts in the Gilded Age: Selected Essays (1985), essays on ethnic groups
  • Wall & Gray. 1871 Atlas of Massachusetts. 1871 (Atlas of Massachusetts, with counties and municipalities.)
  • Wilson, Harold Fisher. The Hill Country of Northern New England: Its Social and Economic History, 1790–1930(1967)
  • Trace And Will. "History of Massachusetts." 2007.

1900–2006[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • Abrams, Richard M. Conservatism in a Progressive Era: Massachusetts Politics, 1900–1912 (1964)
  • Black, John D. The rural economy of New England: a regional study (1950)
  • Blewett, Mary H. The Last Generation: Work and Life in the Textile Mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910–1960 (1990)
  • Brewer, Daniel Chauncey. Conquest of New England by the Immigrant (1926)
  • Conforti, Joseph A. Imagining New England: Explorations of Regional Identity from the Pilgrims to the Mid-Twentieth Century (2001)
  • Deutsch, Sarah. Women and the City: Gender, Space, and Power in Boston, 1870–1940 (2000)
  • Freeland, Richard M. Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945–1970 (1992)
  • Green, James R., William F. Hartford, and Tom Juravich. Commonwealth of Toil: Chapters in the History of Massachusetts Workers and Their Unions (1996)
  • Gutman, Herbert. The New England Working Class and the New Labor History (1987)
  • Huthmacher, J. Joseph. Massachusetts People and Politics, 1919–1933 (1958)
  • Kane, Paula M. Separatism and Subculture: Boston Catholicism, 1900–1920 (1994)
  • Lazerson, Marvin, Origins of the Urban School: Public Education in Massachusetts, 1870–1915 (1971)
  • Litt, Edgar. The Political Cultures of Massachusetts (1965).
  • Lockard, Duane. New England State Politics (1959), covers 1945–58
  • Peirce, Neal R. The New England States: People, Politics, and Power in the Six New England States (1976), in-depth coverage of the 1958–75 era
  • Stack Jr., John F. International Conflict in an American City: Boston's Irish, Italians, and Jews, 1935–1944 (1979).
  • Trout, Charles. Boston, The Great Depression and the New Deal (1977)
  • White, William Allen. A Puritan in Babylon: The Story of Calvin Coolidge (1938)
  • Whitehill, Walter Muir. Boston in the Age of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1966)
  • WPA. Massachusetts: A Guide to Its Places and People. (1937), guide to every city and town
  • Zimmerman, Joseph F. The New England Town Meeting: Democracy in Action (1999)

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Fotnoter[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  1. ^ Brown and Tager, pp. 6-7.

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