Let's Sell Connecticut!
Aka Colonial History Project
Welcome, Settlers! Please enjoy your stay! Or don't. It's ok , we get it...
Perks of Connecticut Life
Geographical Features Include:
-Wet, but bountiful ocean coastline
-Heavily forested hills and mountains
-Warm, humid summers
-Cold, dry winters
Founders and Settlers Include:
-Many Puritans looking for religious freedoms
-Europeans migrating from overpopulated areas such as Massachusetts
-Early Dutch settlers
-Early Pilgrims that landed at Cape Cod, but did not settle in Connecticut.
-Chief Wahginnacut of the Podunk tribe of Indians came into contact with the Europeans, and told them of the rich farmland in the areas around Connectict. However, Wahginnacut really only wanted the Europeans to protect his tribe from the Mohawk tribe of Indians.
-Although Connecticut is a small state, its mechanics industry developed soon after the American Constitution was officially written.
-Even when it was just a small colony, Connecticut was famous for its weapon and machine development industry.
Yes, we have mooses!
IPic, PJD Dig. Connecticut River Sunset. Digital image. Flickr. N.p., 9 Apr. 2013. Web. 29 Sept. 2014
Slack12. Connecticut Sunrise. Digital image. Flickr. N.p., 3 Sept. 2007. Web. 30 Sept. 2014
Lauren, Emily. Connecticut. New York: Children's, 2004. Print.
Gc, Iao. 376. Moose 100 Mile Wilderness. Digital image. Flicker. N.p., 12 July2010. Web. 29 Sept. 2014.
Dubois, Muriel L. The Connecticut Colony. Mankato, MN: Capstone, 2006. Print.