Connecticut

By: Cassie Dearman

Who founded your colony?

The colony of Connecticut was founded by Thomas Hooker.

What region was your colony in?

It was in the New England region.

What year was it founded?

The colony of Connecticut was founded in 1636.

Why was it founded?

Colonial Connecticut was founded so the Puritans could have more religious freedom.

What were its economic resources?

Their economic resources included agriculture such as wheat, corn, and fishing. It was easy for them to make a living off of fishing since they were right by the sea.

What was its geography and climate?

The Connecticut colony was located up north in the United States, by the ocean. The colonists experienced very cold winters and humid summers here.