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Connecticut the Constitutional colony. By: Kallie Case and Tyler Goldman. Colonizing Connecticut . Founded in 1636 Connected by three settlements called Windsor, Wethersfield, and Hartford Settlers came from Massachusetts Founded by Thomas Hooker. Thomas Hooker. Puritan minister

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connecticut the constitutional colony

Connecticutthe Constitutional colony

By: Kallie Case

and

Tyler Goldman

colonizing connecticut
Colonizing Connecticut
  • Founded in 1636
  • Connected by three settlements called Windsor, Wethersfield, and Hartford
  • Settlers came from Massachusetts
  • Founded by Thomas Hooker
thomas hooker
Thomas Hooker
  • Puritan minister
  • Founded Connecticut because he didn’t agree with Massachusetts leaders choice to combine government and religion
the puritan religion
The Puritan Religion
  • strictly followed the bible and God’s laws
  • All children must be able to read the Bible at a young age so they will follow God’s laws
climate geography
Climate Geography
  • Mild summers and harsh winter
  • Grassy tree area
  • Connecticut river close by
  • Over 1,000 waterways
  • A lot of canyons
natural resources economy
Natural Resources Economy
  • Connecticut river
  • Fish, livestock, lumber
  • Some parts have rich soil others do not
  • Shipbuilding
  • Exported rum
  • Farming and fishing
did you know that
Did you know that…
  • The constitution was written in Connecticut
  • Their charter was hidden in an oak tree so that King James II wouldn’t take over the colony
pop quiz
Pop Quiz!!!
  • Who founded the Connecticut colony?
  • Why did he/she found Connecticut? Did they disagree with someone?
  • Were did most of Connecticut colonists Come from?
  • Why did they hide the charter in an oak tree? Was it a good or bad idea?
bibliography
Bibliography

Websites

  • http://www.landofthebrave.info/images/thomas-hooker.jpg
  • http://www.google.com/imgres?q=connecticut+colony+map&hl=en&safe=active&sa=X&tbo=d&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-Address&biw=1366&bih=587&tbm=isch&tbnid=ijbtRNvAMJuNKM:&imgrefurl=http://www.history-map.com/picture/001/Connecticut-Colonial-Map-of.htm&docid=-thT-flQOQJocM&imgurl=http://www.history-map.com/picture/001/pictures/Connecticut-Colonial-Map.jpg&w=1200&h=967&ei=GvATUeHmDaqEiwKqlIHwDg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=317&vpy=121&dur=4282&hovh=201&hovw=250&tx=172&ty=87&sig=109113034812949729170&page=1&tbnh=138&tbnw=172&start=0&ndsp=21&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:0,i:89&surl=1
  • http://static.newworldencyclopedia.org/thumb/3/3e/PostcardHartfordCTCharterOak1906.jpg/275px-PostcardHartfordCTCharterOak1906.jpg