How was Connecticut named?
The state of Connecticut was named for the Connecticut River. The word Connecticut is an English version of an Algonquian word meaning "long tidal river".
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Indian word (Quinnehtukqut.) . Connecticut got its name from the Mohican/Algonquin Indian word "quonehtacut", which means "long tidal river.". Many states were named after Indian names. Connecticut got its name from the Mohican Indian word "quonehtacut", which means "the place of the long tidal …river." (MORE)
The governor of Connecticut is Dannel Malloy . His current term as governor will end in 2015.
The Connecticut compromise is the same exact thing as the great compromise its just another name for it. so the Connecticut compromise/ the great compromise is when the larger states wanted the representatives to be determined on population and the smaller states wanted the representatives to be det…ermined on equality/ equal amount of people on each side for representatives. so they came up with The House of Representatives and the Senate to solve the problem. The great compromise solved a lot of problems and issues that people had. (MORE)
The Connecticut Compromise is an agreement during the Constitutional Convention that Congress should be composed of a Senate, in which States would be represented equally, and a House, in which representation would be based on a State's population. I think the Connecticut compromise is where the…y agreed tho have two legislative houses one based on population (the house of representatives) and one house with two votes per state ( the senate). farrah provo ( but i would check it out if i were you) The answere above is somewhat incorrect!!!!!! The Conneticut compromise is also known as the Great Compromise of 1787 in which the two houses of Congress were established. The decision was based on the compromise of New Jersey vs. Virginia; representaion by population and equal represenation. (MORE)
The establishment of Connecticut was largely due to the result of the Pequot War that decimated the tribal presence in the Connecticut valley and their demise led colonists from Massachusetts to settle the area. The first English settlers in 1633 settled at Windsor, and then in 1634 at Wethersfie…ld. John Winthrop received permission to establish a separate colony at Old Saybrook in 1635, and the main body of settlers came in one large group in 1636. (MORE)
It might have something to do with a great Indian Chief Canonicus of the Naraghansetts.. Canonicus (k u non'ik u s), c.1565-1647, Native North American chief, who ruled the Narragansett when the Pilgrims landed in New England. He granted (1636) Rhode Island to Roger Williams and because of Willi…am's influence remained friendly to the settlers, despite their aggressive ways.. Answer . Quinnehtukqut - Mohegan for "Long River Place" or "Beside the Long Tidal River" - source Connecticut govt website. The word Connecticut came from Whalley, Goffe, and Dixwell who had fled England because of persecution there. (MORE)
Hmm, Let's see. Bethel, CT and Bethlehem, CT are central-western CT. Bozrah, CT is southeast. Hebron, CT is eastern-central. Bethany, CT is in the south-central region. Oh, Goshen, Canaan, and Sharon, CT are all in the northwest corner!
The name of the first settlement in Connecticut was "New Hope", which is now known as "Hartford".
Connecticut was an established name early in the 1600's in particular reference to the Connecticut River. The word itself was translated from the Indian name "Quinnehtukqut" and means "beside the long tidal river." One answer: It was taken from a word of the local Mohegan tribe, a Native American …tribe from the eastern part of Connecticut. The Mohegan word is 'quinnitukqut,' which means "place of long tidal river." (See Related Link, below.) Second answer: Connecticut means something along the lines of "long river that runs through" in Pequot. Hence, it is named after the Connecticut River. (No citation given) (MORE)
The current (2008) governor is M. Jodi Rell. She was previously was the Lieutenant Governor, but advanced when former Governor John G. Rowland was forced amid scandal (and conviction on corruption charges) to step down in mid term. Rell was than re-elected in her own right to a new full term.
The_Great_Compromise_">It can also be called The Great Compromise If you are using it for the ESHS Gov. and Cit. 01 Packet it is just Great Compromise
A few of the many options: Plays at the Bushnell and Warner theaters, Bradley Playhouse, concerts, musicals at Goodspeed Opera House; White-water rafting, sailing, hiking trails (the Connecticut Blue Trails), beaches, even beaches with hiking trails (Rocky Neck), horseback riding, hunting, fis…hing; Agricultural fairs, haunted hayrides, orchards, vineyard wine-tastings; Mystic Aquarium & Seaport, Wadsworth Atheneum, Mark Twain House, Prudence Crandall House; Woodworking classes, flying lessons, fencing lessons; Antique shows, car shows, social dancing of all sorts; Street festivals, food festivals, chocolate festival, Lake Compounce Theme Park; Children's museums in Middletown and Manchester, the Connecticut Science Center, the New Britain Museum of American Art. (MORE)
According to Access Genealogy, Indian Tribal Records, both the Mahican and the Mohegan tribes controlled part of the territory, but at different times. The Mohegan were likely affiliated with the Algonquin, while the Mahican Confederacy may have evolved from surviving members of the earlier Pequot t…ribe. (MORE)
There are many different regions in Connecticut. There are alsomany different regions that consider Connecticut to be a part.
Connecticut is a US state that borders New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. It is on the Atlantic coast, more specifically on Long Island Sound.
Thomas Hooker founded the Connecticut Colony in 1636 on the site of present-day Hartford. It was a small settlement. Other small settlements were founded in the next several years both nearby and elsewhere in what we now consider the State of Connecticut, each with its own separate government. In… 1662, a charter was obtained consolidating all the colonies on the Connecticut River plus New Haven into a single colony, called the Connecticut Colony. (MORE)
the last time I approached the CT border there were signs stating that I would have to properly pronounce the name of the Governer of CT's name, I would have to know the date CT was admitted to the colonies, and know how many people in CT own their own homes.. there is a website to help you with th…is, called, www.iwanttogotoconnecticut.com and they have study pages to make your entrance smoother. (MORE)
There is a $150 filing fee to change your name in the State of Connecticut.
Connecticut was founded in colonial times. The founding location was near what is today known as the Connecticut river.
Well, Groton is great! There are so many things to do. I visited once (family) and we had a blast!
Connecticut is 5,544 sq. miles in area making it the 3rd smallest or 48th largest state in the US.
The average elevation of the state of Connecticut is 500 feet. It'shighest elevation is the south slope of Mount Frissell which is2,379 feet high.
i was a bunch of men who picked their noses and played yugio wanted to be smart and made this
Connecticut's estimated population was 3,590,886 as of July 1, 2015per the U.S. Census Bureau. Connecticut has total area of 5,543.41square miles which includes 4,842.36 square miles of land.
There's a ton of fun things to do in Connecticut. Depending on who you're traveling with, I suggest you rent a car or a 15 passenger van. Then you'll be free to check out all the awesome sights without having to worry about transportation. If you're in Hartford, you can check out the Mark Twain Hous…e and Museum. If that's not really your speed, you can check out the Connecticut Science Center, also located in Hartford. (MORE)
It was not named after any person. "Connecticut" is the English transliteration of the Native American Mohegan tribe's name for the area: "Quinnehtukqu", meaning "Long River Place".
To try and figure out what people from Connecticut are called. No one knows. Not even them.
Connecticut is named after the river that bears that name. The wordin Mohican means 'long tidal river'. It runs through four states.
Connecticut was given its name for one of the rivers that flowsthrough it. The Connecticut River begins in New Hampshire and flowsthrough three other states.
What is the name of the famous university that was founded in 1701 in Killingsworth Connecticut and first called Collegiate School and then moved to New Haven Connecticut?
Yale University was originally founded as Collegiate School in Killingworth (formerly known as Kenilworth) Connecticut.
What is somewhere someone or something that's important to Connecticut that's name starts with the letter Q?
Quaker Farms Historic District is ahistoric district in Oxford, Connecticut. It begins with the letterQ.
Dannel "Dan" Malloy is the current Governor of Connecticut. He hasheld the position since January 5, 2011.
Yes, I have a Razzle Dazzle Major League wooden bat marked The Moneco Co. New Haven Conn.
It was discovered from the used to be British pilgrims. Manchester, being one of the largest cities in Britain, was no doubt home to some of the first Americans. I am sure that these explorers named Manchester after the city over seas. The same thing goes for New York, New Hampshire, and New Jersey …(Except the founders put a "New" in front of their name). So just think of Manchester, CO as New Manchester. (MORE)
I live in Maine and I'll tell you we have really bad ocelot problems during the winter. Due to the lack food during the winter they have really low food and often tend to dig through our trash cans. They tend to migrate from down in South America to the north American States. So yeah I'd say a lot o…f them live up here. They become such a pest up here in Maine that we sometimes have to shoot them or they might eat our dogs. I lost my pit bull to one of them it was very sad. (MORE)
The USS Connecticut (SSN-22) is the second boat of the Seawolf-class of Nuclear Fast-Attack submarines. The other two are the USS Seawolf (SSN-21) and the USS Jimmy Carter (SSN-23). The Jimmy Carter replaced the USS Parche (SSN-683) as the Navy's DevGru (Development Group, or Research and Developmen…t) submarine. The naming of the Jimmy Carter raised an eyebrow among the submarine community (myself included), as Carter, though a Naval submarine officer, failed his Engineer interview with then-Admiral Hyman G. Rickover. That failure effectively ended Carter's career in the Navy, and any chances he had of Commanding a submarine. His military record as President wasn't much better. (MORE)
Connecticut got its name from the Mohican Indian word "quonehtacut", which means "the place of the long tidal river."
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Connecticut is one of the original thirteen colonies. It is known as the nutmeg state and was home to Mark Twain, author of Huckleberry Finn, Harriett Beecher Stowe author of Uncle Tom's Cabin and Daniel Webster, who compiled the first dictionary.
Slaves would count as part of the population. . Each state would have two representatives in the Senate.. The president could veto laws.. Congress would have two houses that both had to pass a givenlaw.. The House of Representatives would have its members elected basedon population.. Congress …would appoint ambassadors.. (MORE)
George H. W. Bush lived in Connecticut from early infancy until age 13 when he went to away to Massachusetts for prep school. He was born in Mass. George w. Bush was born in Connecticut while his father was a student at Yale but the family moved to Texas when his father graduated.
The current US Postal Service abbreviation for Connecticut is CT. Before the two-letter abbreviation system was devised, Connecticut was often abbreviated as "Conn."
The state of Connecticut is named after the Connecticut river. This river flows from one side of the state to the other virtually cutting it in half.
There is no Connecticut state symbol, unless you consider the state Flag or the State Seal to be a symbol of the state.
It was originally called the River Colony before it became a royal colony and just became the Colony of Connecticut.
Connecticut is a New England state, on the northern US Atlantic coast. It is immediately south of Massachusetts (along with Rhode Island to its east) and faces south on Long Island Sound. To its west is New York state's Hudson River valley.
Yes. A certificate of marriage, regardless of where it was issued, is sufficient proof of legal change of name for a Connecticut driver's license. The gender of your spouse is irrelevant.
The state of Connecticut got its name from the word "quonehtacut", a Mohican Indian word. It means "the place of the long tidal river."
Connecticut is home of the Colt gun manufacturing company as wellas multiple innovations in the textile industry. Ethan Allen andNathan Hale were famous people from Connecticut.
TOP TEN CONNECTICUT CITIES by POPULATION: . Bridgeport . New Haven . Hartford . Stamford . Waterbury . Norwalk . Danbury . New Britain . Meriden . Bristol