Connecticut Developement Timeline

Timeline created by groupconnecticut
In History
  • Adrian Block discovers Connecticut River

  • Epidemic wipes out thousands of Connecticut's Indian civilians

  • Dutch traders establish The House of Hope

  • Founding of the Connecticut Colony

  • Fundamental orders are adopted

  • King Philips War

  • King James creates Dominion of New England

  • French and Indian war begins

  • First Connecticut census is taken

  • Hartford Courant newspaper is started

  • Stamp Act is passed by British Parliament

  • Jonathan Trumbull becomes governor

  • Boston Tea Party

  • First Continental Congress meets in Philidelphia

  • Battle of Lexington

  • Declaration of Independance is signed

  • Connecticut becomes the fifth state to join the union