Early in the 17th century, Dutch explorers set up trading posts along Connecticut's coastline, and Puritans from nearby Massachusetts established the first permanent settlements there in 1635. A few years later, the Connecticut Fundamental Orders established the colony's democratic system of government; more than a century later, in 1787, this document would serve as a model for the writers of the United States Constitution. With its proximity to protected harbors along the Long Island Sound, Connecticut became a center of industry and trade, producing both consumer goods and military products for the colonies.
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Massachusetts is the 45th largest state in the USA, bordered by New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Atlantic Ocean. Several maps of Massachusetts are included on the website.
Hsieh died aged 46 in November last year in a shed at the Connecticut home of a friend. He'd been abusing drugs, barely eating and was sleep deprived at the time.
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