Connecticut, was founded in 1636 Colton Shawver

Thomas Hooker founded Connecticut in 1636

He was born on July 5, 1586 and he passed July 7, 1647

He was a prominent puritan leader. He was also a speaker and a leader of universal Christian suffrage.

They left England to have more religious freedom.

They were mostly Puritans and they couldn't handle the strictness of the English

Puritan- a member of a group of English Protestants of the late 16th and 17th centuries who regarded the Reformation of the Church of England under Elizabeth as incomplete and sought to simplify and regulate forms of worship.

Connecticut is a heavily wooded area with rocky soil that is not suitable for farming.

The weather is cold and it occasionally snows.

The Summers are usually around 75 degrees

Connecticut industry was very into fishing, whaling, shipbuilding, and shipping.

The Colonial Connecticut was based on timber products, the fur trade, maple syrup, copper, live stock products, horses, rum, whiskey, and beer.

They used a lot of ships to catch fish and hunt whales


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