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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This Connecticut map page features a detailed, scalable road map of Connecticut, in addition to Interstate highway routes, scenic byway information, and state transportation links.
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.
New York is the 30th largest state in the USA, bordered by the Canadian Provinces of Quebec and Ontario, and the states of New Jersey, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
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A pristine white church is set in front of an azure blue sky. The church's architecture, with its wooden steeple and clapboard siding, is reminiscent of structures in New England.
In 1820, Ammi Rogers was a controversial reverend who was put on trial in Connecticut after his young congregant tried to abort their child and gave birth to a stillborn child.
Daily Mail. Thu, 16 May 2019 21:36:12 GMT.
A judge has dismissed charges against a Connecticut man whose arrest in 2017 led to disciplinary action against 17 police officers for excessive use of force and other violations.
Fox News. Wed, 15 May 2019 13:27:00 GMT.