Brought to you by: Bryan Canning, Dennis Juhasz, and Daniel Grosso<br />
Map<br />
180 mi x 50 mi (roughly 9000 square miles)<br />Bounded by New York, Massachusetts, and the Atlantic Ocean<br />Colonized ...
Given to Captain John Mason in 1629<br />David Thomson and Hilton brothers same year<br />Established a fishing colony alo...
Initially settled due to persecution out of England<br />King James I provided ships and provisions for those who left for...
Resources made New Hampshire a desirable colony to pursue<br />Fish<br />Trees<br />Beavers<br />Natural Resources<br />
Originally named North Virginia by Captain John Smith<br />King James I named his new colony New England<br />Named New Ha...
Mapmaker and colonizer<br />Received the New Hampshire colony in 1929<br />Invested 22,000 pounds in colony<br />Built up ...
Became  a “royal province” in 1679<br />John Cutt president of New Hampshire colony at time<br />Became part of Massachuse...
Fought over what is now northern New England and Canada<br />Due to the war effort much of northern New Hampshire was expl...
Drafted its own state constitution on January 5, 1776<br />First colony to declare independence<br />Helped to supply cann...
John Langdon was the first vice-president and president of the Senate under Washington<br />Ninth state to ratify the Cons...
http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html<br />http://www.mrnussbaum.com/13.htm<br />http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/colonie...
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  1. 1. Brought to you by: Bryan Canning, Dennis Juhasz, and Daniel Grosso<br />
  2. 2. Map<br />
  3. 3. 180 mi x 50 mi (roughly 9000 square miles)<br />Bounded by New York, Massachusetts, and the Atlantic Ocean<br />Colonized along CT river<br />40,000 miles of rivers and streams<br />1300 lakes and ponds<br />Mount Washington, highest point in New England<br />Basic Geography<br />
  4. 4. Given to Captain John Mason in 1629<br />David Thomson and Hilton brothers same year<br />Established a fishing colony along Piscataqua River<br />In “Little Harbor” had fish drying racks and a factory<br />Hilton’s went to Northam (Dover)<br />Humble Beginnings<br />
  5. 5. Initially settled due to persecution out of England<br />King James I provided ships and provisions for those who left for New Hampshire<br />Free land under one condition<br />The colony would remain under English law<br />The Colonization Project<br />
  6. 6. Resources made New Hampshire a desirable colony to pursue<br />Fish<br />Trees<br />Beavers<br />Natural Resources<br />
  7. 7. Originally named North Virginia by Captain John Smith<br />King James I named his new colony New England<br />Named New Hampshire by Captain John Mason when he received the land<br />John Mason was from Hampshire, England<br />What’s in a Name?<br />
  8. 8. Mapmaker and colonizer<br />Received the New Hampshire colony in 1929<br />Invested 22,000 pounds in colony<br />Built up towns, cleared land, and bolstered defense<br />Died before ever seeing it<br />John Mason<br />
  9. 9. Became a “royal province” in 1679<br />John Cutt president of New Hampshire colony at time<br />Became part of Massachusetts from 1698-1741<br />Benning Wentworth assumed governorship in 1741<br />Wentworth granted more than 100 towns to prospective settlers before 1761, many of which became part of Vermont<br />Other History<br />
  10. 10. Fought over what is now northern New England and Canada<br />Due to the war effort much of northern New Hampshire was explored<br />Settled following the war<br />French-Indian War<br />
  11. 11. Drafted its own state constitution on January 5, 1776<br />First colony to declare independence<br />Helped to supply cannons, ships, and ammunition to Continental Forces<br />Had three militia divisions in the war<br />Revolutionary Period<br />
  12. 12. John Langdon was the first vice-president and president of the Senate under Washington<br />Ninth state to ratify the Constitution<br />First American public library<br />“Live Free Or Die”<br />Role in the New Nation<br />
  13. 13. http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html<br />http://www.mrnussbaum.com/13.htm<br />http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/colonies.htm<br />Source List<br />
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