The New England Colonies
- Founded in 1636 by Thomas Hooker
- Founded for religious and economic freedom
- 698 square miles of Connecticut is covered by water.
- 110 miles long and 70 miles wide
- 4,845 square miles is covered by land.
- Connecticut didn't have a set religion
- Most settlers practiced a form of Protestantism
- Founded by Roger Williams in 1636
- Founded because the settlers wanted to have religious freedom
- Bordered by Massachusetts and the Atlantic ocean
- Only covers 1,545 square miles, making it the smallest state
- Only 37 miles wide and 48 miles long
- Most of the settlers were Catholic.
- Founded by John Mason in 1630
- Founded for escape from religious and economic rules
- It is 190 miles long.
- It is 70 miles wide.
- Total area: 8,969 miles of land.
- Most of the colonists were Puritans.
- Founded in 1630 by John Winthrop
- Founded for religious freedom for the Puritans
- Bordered by New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, the Atlantic Ocean, and New York.
- Area: Its total are is 10,555 square miles. Water covers 2,717 sq. miles and land covers 7,838 miles.
- The state is only about 500 feet above sea level.
- Most of the settlers in this colony were Puritans.