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In 1628, a group of Puritans looking to build their shining city upon a hill (and maybe make a fortune on the side), formed their own start-up venture called the Massachusetts Bay Company and took themselves off to the New World. The early years were difficult and colonists were very dependent on funds and supplies from wealthy investors. By 1639 more than 20,000 people had moved to the colony and they were doing well enough to create an institute higher learning - New College - but not quite well enough to have any buildings, instructors, or students.

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