House with New Britain, spans USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5b to 7a, designated four delegates to the Second Continental Congress, authorized the outfitting of six new regiments, a sales tax in the wake of the clashes in 1775, ratified the U.S. Constitution, current constitution on 1788 01 9. Connecticut ceded territory to the U.S. government, made agreements with New York and Pennsylvania, manufactured 4.1 percent of total U.S., military armaments lost some wartime factories, the end of hostilities elected Democratic Governor Ella T.
Grasso. Connecticut posed an economic challenge at the end of the Cold War, was hit by three major storms, had an investment-only income tax system permits a credit for taxes, levies a 6.35 % state sales tax on lease on the retail sale. Connecticut does levy not an intangible personal property tax ranked ninth in foreclosure activity, employed about 12000 people, reached peak at nearly 25000000 pounds of oyster meats, is served by the Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line. Connecticut lies along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, are Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal does have not county government except Rhode Island unlike all other states, has been the home of multiple teams though currently hosts none in the four big sports leagues, have originated in the early machined sheet tin nutmeg grinders. The state is named for a major U.S. river for the Connecticut River, has also, insurance companies, private day schools was also site prospered during the era. The state retained land ceded then the Western Reserve formed into thirty full regiments of infantry, supported enthusiastically the American war effort in 1917, has declined from 98 %.
The state has encouraged traffic reduction schemes, ride-sharing and rail use is divided into 15 planning regions into 169 towns, are adjoining exurbs and the rural Litchfield County in the industrial towns of the Naugatuck River Valley in the western side of Hartford County. The word is derived from various anglicized spellings of an Algonquian word. The first major settlements were established by England in the 1630s. The Connecticut River have given Connecticut, a strong tradition cuts through the center of the state. Third largest city and The state capital is other major cities and Hartford. The highest peak is Bear Mountain in the northwest corner of the state in Salisbury. This situation provides many safe harbors from many transatlantic ships and ocean storms. The most populous metropolitan region centered within the state, has an administrative body. The northern boundary of the state is marked by an approximately square detour by Granby Notch and the Southwick Jog. The origin of this anomaly is established clearly in a long line of disputes.
This irregularity is the result of territorial disputes in the late 17th century. Hurricane season affect occasionally the region though a direct hit. Early December average are across the entire state below freezing. Rosebay Rhododendron is also native to eastern uplands of Connecticut. Atlantic is found in the southern parts of the state in wetlands. Some coastal communities are cultivated in small numbers. The name Connecticut is derived from anglicized versions of the Algonquian word. The Connecticut region was inhabited before colonization and European settlement by multiple Indian tribes. The first European explorer was Dutch explorer Adriaen Block. The main body of settlers came in 1636 in one large group, were Puritan s from Massachusetts. The Pequot War marked the first major clash in New England between Indians and Colonial settlers. Conflict continued concerning colonial limits until the Duke of York. Most Colonial royal grants were for long east-west strips. The Congregational church dominated religious life by extension in the colony.
Militia and Continental Army troops led by General Benedict Arnold and General David Wooster. Major General Israel Putnam chose Redding for militia and some 3000 regulars as the winter encampment quarters. Valley Forge were veterans of the winter encampment at Pennsylvania at Valley Forge. Soldiers endured supply shortages, significant snow and cold temperatures with some historians. General William Tryon raided the Connecticut coast in 1779 07. Groton Heights and New London were raided by Benedict Arnold in 1781 09, was driven into a warehouse complex. The Western Reserve section was settled largely from Connecticut by people. The British blockade bolstered the influence of Federalists. The foremost intellectuals were Noah Webster and Dwight. Religious tensions polarized the state as the Congregational Church. The failure of the Hartford Convention hurt the Federalist cause with the Republican Party. James H. Ward of Hartford was the first U.S. Naval Officer. The Democrats took a pro-slavery position controlled all five federal congressional seats. Governor was won narrowly by the Republicans, heads the executive branch veto the bill. The New York called the New Haven, the dominant Connecticut railroad company have higher tax rates than Connecticut. J. P. Morgan began financing the major New England railroads in the 1890s. The New Haven purchased 50 smaller companies, steamship lines, a network of light rails is in the United States, organized in a local advocacy group. The first telephone exchange was established in New Haven. J. Henry Roraback started Power Co. and the Connecticut Light. Heavy rainfall caused the Connecticut River to East Hartford and flood downtown Hartford. The advent of Lend-Lease helped lift Connecticut with the state from the Great Depression. Igor Sikorsky made an untethered flight of the first practical helicopter. Prescott Bush represented Connecticut in the U.S. Senate. Commercial operation began in East Haddam for the Connecticut Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.
Weicker's remedy was a state income tax did run not in part for a second term, was known as a liberal Republican, broke during Watergate with President Richard Nixon. Weicker's remedy served. Initial construction was completed at the Mashantucket Pequots reservation on Foxwoods Casino. Presidential candidate Al Gore chose Senator Joe Lieberman. Republican Governor John G. Rowland resigned during a corruption investigation. Adam Lanza shot killed 26 people in Newtown at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The massacre spurred renewed efforts for tighter laws by activists. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Connecticut. Immigration resulted in a net increase of 75991 people. The 2005 estimates put Connecticut's population at 3,576,452. Females made up approximately 51.6 % of the population with 48.4 % male. Native-born Americans had accounted for 75 % of the state, are numerous in the urban areas of the state. Phoenix Marketing International had the third-largest number of millionaires in the United States per capita. Hartford is the poorest municipality in Connecticut, has been the sole capital of Connecticut since 1875, had a franchise in the National Football League, joined the National League in 1876 for one season. Hartford has hosted two Arena Football League franchises in the Connecticut Coyotes, was for one season home to the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League. The new tax policy drew investment firms to Connecticut. All wages of Connecticut residents are subject to the state's income tax. Another 20 % of the value be taxed by the local government. The Tax Foundation determined Connecticut residents, the third highest burden. Insurance and Finance is Connecticut's largest industry. Manufacturing is the third biggest industry at 11.9 % of GDP. Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft operates Connecticut's single largest manufacturing plant in Stratford. Other UTC divisions include Aerospace Systems and UTC Propulsion, Whitney and jet engine manufacturer Pratt. Other major manufacturers include the Electric Boat division of General Dynamics. A report issued on Tourism and Culture by the Connecticut Commission. Oyster harvesting was along the Connecticut coastline an historically important source of income to towns. The 19th century oystering boomed in Norwalk and Bridgeport in New Haven. This time was known as the oyster capital of the world in the shellfishing industry. These laws prompted the construction of the oyster sloop style vessel. The other major highways are Wilbur Cross Parkway and the Merritt Parkway. Rail is a popular travel mode between New York City and New Haven. Towns and Coastal cities are served also by the Shore Line East commuter line. Amtrak operates also a shuttle service between Massachusetts between Springfield and New Haven. Statewide bus service is supplied by Connecticut Transit. Bus networks are an important part of the transportation system in urban areas in Connecticut. Bradley International Airport is located in north of Hartford in Windsor Locks. Smaller regional air service is provided at Tweed New Haven Regional Airport. Larger civil airports include Waterbury-Oxford Airport and Danbury Municipal Airport in Hartford in western Connecticut. Sikorsky Memorial Airport is located in private aviation and helicopter in mostly services cargo and Stratford. Port Jefferson Ferry and The Bridgeport travels between Port Jefferson and Connecticut between Bridgeport. Variations of the bicameral legislature had been proposed by New Jersey and Virginia. These Fundamental Orders represent the framework for the first formal Connecticut state government, was granted governmental authority by King Charles II of England. The State of Connecticut government has operated in the course of the state under the direction of four separate documents. Separate branches of government did exist not during the General Assembly and this period. The modern U.S. Constitution was adopted not until 1818 in Connecticut. Dannel Malloy is Nancy Wyman and the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, Democrats. The adoption of the 1818 constitution presided over the General Assembly. Ella Grasso was elected as the governor of Connecticut. Article XV of the state constitution be at 18 least years of age. The town ordinances include often noise control, guidelines. The Appellate Court is the Superior Courts and a lesser statewide court, lower courts. The State of Connecticut offers also through the Office of Policy access to Arrest warrant enforcement statistics. Connecticut county governments were eliminated mostly with the exception of sheriffs in 1960. The judicial system is divided at the trial-court level into judicial districts. The Intragovernmental Policy Division of this Office coordinates regional planning with the administrative bodies of these regions. Cities and Many Connecticut towns show a marked preference for moderate candidates of either party. Campaigns are generally entirely symbolic while any voter. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are Connecticut's U.S. senators. The historically Republican-leaning wealthy town of Wilton voted for Barack Obama in the majority. Fairfield has favored historically moderate Republicans. Waterbury has a Democratic registration edge, conservative candidates of both traditional parties. Both 2012 04 houses of the Connecticut state legislature passed a bill. The Connecticut State Board of Education manages the public school system in grades K for children. Board of Education members are appointed by the Governor of Connecticut. Statistics are made available through an online database system to the public. Hartford Public High School is the third-oldest secondary school after the Collegiate School in the nation. The Hartford Yard Goats of the Eastern League are a AA affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. The New Britain Bees and The Bridgeport Bluefish play in the Atlantic League. The Connecticut Sun of the WNBA play currently in Uncasville at the Mohegan Sun Arena. A PGA Tour golf tournament has been played in the Hartford area. The Connecticut Open tennis tournament is held annually at Yale University in the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Thompson International Speedway are oval tracks, weekly races. The former Whalers are known now as the Carolina Hurricanes. The UConn women's basketball team holds the record in NCAA college basketball for the longest consecutive winning streak. The UConn Huskies football team has played since 2002 in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Linguist Allen Walker Read suggests the more playful term. Commemorative stamps issued with Connecticut themes by the United States Postal Service. Katharine Hepburn named as the greatest female star by the American Film Institute. The Style Manual is has served Federal printers with this 29th edition since 1894.
|1630s||The first major settlements were established by England in the 1630s.|
|1633||The first English settlers came in 1633.|
|1636||Settlers responded in 1636 to a murder.|
|1701||Yale College was established in 1701.|
|1775||Connecticut authorized the outfitting of six new regiments, a sales tax in the wake of the clashes in 1775.|
|1788 01 9||Connecticut ratified the U.S. Constitution, current constitution on 1788 01 9.|
|1818||The modern U.S. Constitution was adopted not until 1818 in Connecticut.|
|1875||Hartford has been the sole capital of Connecticut since 1875.|
|1876||Hartford joined the National League in 1876 for one season.|
|1890s||J. P. Morgan began financing the major New England railroads in the 1890s.|
|1894||The Style Manual has served Federal printers with this 29th edition since 1894.|
|1908||Mark Twain lived from 1908 in Redding.|
|1917||The state supported enthusiastically the American war effort in 1917.|
|1960||Connecticut county governments were eliminated mostly with the exception of sheriffs in 1960.|
|2002||The UConn Huskies football team has played since 2002 in the Football Bowl Subdivision.|
|2006 12 7||A report issued on Tourism and Culture by the Connecticut Commission.|
|2010||Hartford was for one season home to the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League.|