History of New England
This article presents the History of New England, the oldest clearly defined region of the United States. While New England was originally inhabited by Indigenous peoples, English Pilgrims and especia...
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Warming Waters A Major Factor In The Collapse Of New England Cod
For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Today, cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, hovering at 3-4% of sustainable levels...
List of place names in New England of aboriginal origin
This is a List of place names in New England of aboriginal origin. New England is in the northeastern part of the United States, and comprises six states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hamps...
Popham Colony
69°47′18″W / 43.7532°N 69.7884°W / 43.7532; -69.7884The Popham Colony (also known as the Sagadahoc Colony) was a short-lived English colonial settlement in North America that ...
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Plymouth Colony
Plymouth Colony (sometimes New Plymouth, or Plymouth Bay Colony) was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 to 1691. The first settlement of the Plymouth Colony was at New Plymouth, a...
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Puritan
The Puritans were a group of English Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries, including, but not limited to, English Calvinists. Puritanism in this sense was founded by John Calvin from the clergy ...
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Boston campaign
The Boston campaign was the opening campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The campaign was primarily concerned with the mobilization of Patriot militia units, and their transformation into a un...
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Dominion of New England
The Dominion of New England in America (1686–1689) was an administrative union of English colonies in the New England region of North America. Its political structure represented centralized control ...
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History of Connecticut
The U.S. state of Connecticut began as three distinct settlements of Puritans from Massachusetts and England; they combined under a single royal charter in 1663. Known as the "land of steady habits" ...
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History of Maine
The history of the area comprising the U.S. state of Maine spans thousands of years, measured from the earliest human settlement, or less than two hundred, measured from the advent of U.S. statehood i...
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History of New Hampshire
New Hampshire is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. New Hampshire was one of the Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revoluti...
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History of Rhode Island
The history of Rhode Island includes the history of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations from pre-colonial times (1636) to modern day.
Native American inhabitants, including the Wampanoag, Nar...
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History of Vermont
The history of Vermont begins more than a million years ago.
Vermont was covered with shallow seas periodically from the Cambrian to Devonian periods. Most of the sedimentary rocks laid down in th...
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King Philip's War
King Philip's War, sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, or Metacom's Rebellion, was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day New England a...
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History of Massachusetts
Massachusetts was first colonized by principally English Europeans in the early 17th century, and became the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the 18th century. Prior to English colonization of the ar...
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Warming Waters A Major Factor In The Collapse Of New England Cod
For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Today, cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, hovering at 3-4% of sustainable levels...
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
The Redwood Library and Athenaeum is a private subscription library at 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island. Founded in 1747, it is the oldest community library still occupying its original build...
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John Usher (colonist)
John Usher (1642–1722) was an English colonial administrator. Born in Boston, he served as treasurer of the Dominion of New England from 1686 until the Boston Revolt of 1689. After the revolt, domin...
Synod of the Northeast
Synod of the Northeast is an upper judicatory of the Presbyterian Church (USA) based in East Syracuse, New York. The synod oversees twenty-two presbyteries in six New England states (Maine, New Hampsh...
Restraining Acts 1775
The Restraining Acts were two Acts passed in 1775 by the Parliament of Great Britain in response to the unrest in Massachusetts and overall colonial boycott on British goods conducted by the Continent...
Runaway Pond
Runaway Pond was a lake on the site of the former Long Pond in Glover, Vermont. Located 5 miles (8.0 km) south of what is today the central village of Glover, it is now a marsh.
An engineer e...
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Hartford Convention
The Hartford Convention was a series of meetings from December 15, 1814 – January 5, 1815 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, in which New England Federalists met to discuss their grievances conc...
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Vermont Public Service Board
The Vermont Public Service Board is the public utilities commission of the State of Vermont, with quasi-judicial licensing and regulatory responsibilities over electric utilities (including the Vermon...
Sarah Harris Fayerweather
Sarah Harris Fayerweather (1812–1878) was an African-American activist who worked for abolitionism in Kingston, Rhode Island. As a young woman, she attended Prudence Crandall's school in Canterbury, C...