Come to New Hampshire
- (1629) John Mason received land grant and named the new settlement New Hampshire.
- (1645) First recorded slave in Portsmouth.
- (1691) New Hampshire permanently separated from Massachusetts, becoming the Royal Province (colony) of New Hampshire.
- (1717) John Wentworth became New Hampshire's lieutenant governor.
- (1765) King George III's Stamp Act went into effect.
- (1774) New Hampshire first state to declare independence from England; Powder raid occurred
- (1778) New Hampshire first state to hold constitutional convention
- (1783) New Hampshire first state to require constitution be referred to people for approval
- (1788) U. S. Constitution ratified; New Hampshire became 9th U. S. state
The new Hampshire colony has a lot of beautiful and vast geography like the Connecticut river. Part of the colony is bordering the Atlantic Ocean and they have rocky shore lines so you would not get invaded by pirates or any other people to try to take over New Hampshire. In New Hampshire there are many lakes for food, entertainment, and realization.
Reason Founded and Named