Learn all about the colony of Connecticut using primary source documents in this audiobook. In 1636 the first Puritans arrived, leaving the crowded Massachusetts Bay Colony behind, seeking religious freedom and land. The smallest colony, after Rhode Island and Delaware, held promise for the colonists despite the struggles they encountered from the rocky, woody terrain. The colonists would soon discover their own government. Unabridged audio CD; approximately 1 hour 12 minutes; 1 CD; performed by Jay Snyder.
THIRTEEN COLONIES & THE LOST COLONY Take a step back and discover the thirteen colonies of Colonial America. From European exploration through the American Revolution, witness the unique history and character of each colony. Trace the role of each colony in the American Revolution and that colony's impact on the formation of our Constitution. This primary source series includes transcribed colonial patents and charters, with an explanation for readers in contemporary language. Maps and portraits of notable colonists are also included. Connecticut: Using primary source materials to enhance the text, this book tells the provocative story of the Connecticut colony and its first inhabitants, first constitution, and the Fundamental Orders of 1639, which helped to create a representative self-government.