Connecticut

Hard Work Pays Off

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Persuading Aspects

1. Connecticut had natural resources for you to have like they had fish, whales, and forest

2. We are very focused on Concentrating in manufacture and focussed on town life and industries such as ship building

3. We have a very dry climate but we planted corn, pumpkins, rye, squash and beans were planted

10 Facts

1. There was no religious freedom in the areas inhabited by the Puritans as they did not tolerate any other form of religion

2. New England was the coldest of the three regions, mild and short summers leading to long, cold winters but less disease than in the warmer colonies

3. Farming was difficult for crops like wheat because of the poor soil but corn, pumpkins, rye, squash and beans were planted.

4. Connecticut was the 5th of the original 13 colonies to become a state on January 9, 1788

5. Whale oil was a valuable resource as it could be used in lamps. Industries and trade in the New England colonies

6. Concentrated in manufacture and focussed on town life and industries such as ship building and the manufacture

7. The basic geography of connecticut consisted of mountains thick with trees, rivers and poor rocky soil

8. Natural Resources was Fish, whales, forests. Imported agricultural products from other colonies

9. Connecticut was founded in 1636

10. 1637 The Pequot War took place in connecticut