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English: The Colony of Connecticut was an English colony located in British America that became the U.S. state of Connecticut. Originally known as the River Colony, it was organized on March 3, 1636 as a haven for Puritan noblemen. After early struggles with the Dutch, the English gained control of the colony permanently by the late 1630s. The colony was later the scene of a bloody war between the English and Indians, known as the Pequot War. It played a significant role in the establishment of self-government in the New World with its legendary refusal to surrender local authority to the Dominion of New England, an event known as the Charter Oak incident.
Connecticut Colony 
English, from 1707, British, possession in North America between 1636 and 1776
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Instance of crown colony of the British Empire
Legislative body
  • Connecticut General Assembly
  • 1636
Dissolved, abolished or demolished
  • 1776
41° 42′ 00″ N, 72° 48′ 00″ W
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