Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 1 of George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition.:

... popular sovereignty; that the people of Maryland constituted their own government; that New Plymouth, Connecticut, New Haven, New Hampshire, Maine, rested their legislation on the popular will; that Massachusetts declared itself a perfect commonwealth. In the progress of the work, I have been most liberally aided by the directors of our chief public libraries; especially the library at Cambridge, on Ameri...
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Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) 30,598 236 0 0 0 user votes

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