Category:Colony of Connecticut

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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.
Colonia del Connecticut (it); Colonie du Connecticut (fr); Colònia de Connecticut (ca); Colony of Connecticut (de); Colónia do Connecticut (pt); Կոնեկտիկուտ գաղութ (hy); 康乃狄克殖民地 (zh); Colonia Connecticut (ro); コネチカット植民地 (ja); Colônia de Connecticut (pt-br); Connecticut-kolonien (nb); Koloni Connecticut (id); Kolonin Connecticut (sv); המושבה קונטיקט (he); Connecticut Colony (nl); Connecticut Kolonisi (tr); Provincia de Connecticut (es); Колонія Коннектикут (uk); 코네티컷 식민지 (ko); Connecticut Colony (en); Kolonio Konektikuto (eo); Colonia de Connecticut (oc); Коннектикут (ru) una delle Tredici colonie britanniche che diedero vita agli Stati Uniti d'America (1636-1776) (it); Siedlung (de); former colony in North America, part of Great Britain (en); brittisk, från 1707 engelsk, besittning i Nordamerika åren 1636-1776 (sv); коронная колония Великобритании (ru) Connecticut, Colony of Connecticut (en); 康涅狄格殖民地 (zh); River Colony (de)
Connecticut Colony 
former colony in North America, part of Great Britain
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Instance ofcrown colony
Part ofNew England Colonies
Location Thirteen Colonies
Legislative body
  • Connecticut General Assembly
Official language
  • 1636
Dissolved, abolished or demolished date
  • 1776
Replaced by
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