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  1. May 26, 2021 · A timeline displaying the major events leading to Connecticut statehood, including its settlement by the Dutch, the origins of Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor, the founding of the Connecticut, New Haven, and Saybrook colonies, and Connecticut's acquisition of a formal charter from England.

  2. The Saybrook Colony was an English colony established in late 1635 at the mouth of the Connecticut River in present-day Old Saybrook, Connecticut by John Winthrop, the Younger, son of John Winthrop, the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

  3. Nov 08, 2020 · New Hampshire was one of the 13 original colonies of the United States and was founded in 1623. The land in the New World was granted to Captain John Mason, who named the new settlement after his homeland in Hampshire County, England.

  4. Aug 02, 2020 · The colony of Rhode Island was founded between 1636 and 1642 by five separate and combative groups, most of whom had been expelled or left the Massachusetts Bay colony for disputative reasons. The colony was first named "Roodt Eylandt" by Dutch trader Adriaen Block (1567–1627), who had explored that area for the Netherlands.

  5. Here is a list of the thirteen colonies with the year they were founded in and a note on how they were founded. Virginia (1607) - John Smith and the London Company. New York (1626) - Originally founded by the Dutch. Became a British colony in 1664. New Hampshire (1623) - John Mason was the first land holder. Later John Wheelwright.

  6. The New York Colony eventually gained the nickname of Empire State. The New York Colony declared its independence on July 9 th, 1776. On April 20 th, 1777 the New York Colony adopted its constitution. In June, 1777, the New York Colony elected its first governor, George Clinton. The New York Colony became a U.S. state on July 26 th, 1788.

  7. › geography › thirteen-coloniesThirteen Colonies - WorldAtlas

    Apr 29, 2021 · In 1636, Roger Williams left Massachusetts Bay Colony and established a new colony known as Providence Plantation, which merged with settlements on Rhode Island to form the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. The same year, Thomas Hooker and his followers established settlements which later became Connecticut Colony.

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