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Federated state of the Northeastern USA, 12,997 km², 3,504,809 residents (2006 estimate), 270 residents/km², capital: Hartford. Borders: Massachusetts (N), Rhode Island (E), Atlantic ocean (S), New York (W).

State Overview

Federated state in New England. The territory, mostly hilly, culminates NW in Mount Frissel (725 m); the central section, corresponding to the wide (ca. 30 km) valley of the Connecticut River, which crosses the state from N to S, is however flat. Other important rivers are the Thames and the Housatonic, while numerous (ca. a thousand) are the lakes, all of glacial origin. The climate is humid continental, with strong temperature fluctuations and abundant rainfall (approx. 1100 mm per year); the forest cover is very extensive, covering almost 2/3 of the territory. Agriculture (cereals, tobacco, potatoes, vegetables and fruit) finds the most favorable conditions in the central plain; also the breeding (cattle, poultry), fishing and extraction of building materials are developed. Connecticut is, however, above all one of the most industrialized States in the USA, although it must import a large part of the raw materials: the mechanical industries prevail, with highly specialized products (aircraft engines, helicopters, nuclear submarines, watches, typewriters, etc.), followed by metallurgical, textile, chemical, clothing. Another important State resource is represented by the tertiary sector and, in particular, by the insurance business: many tens of large companies in the branch are based in Connecticut. Important is tourism. In the field of education, the country boasts one of the most famous universities in the world, that of Yale (founded in 1701). The main cities, mainly located in the Connecticut valley or in the coastal strip, include Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury and New Britain in addition to the capital.

History

The beginning of colonization dates back to 1633 with the arrival of a nucleus of Dutchmen, which were followed in the same year and then in 1634-35 and from 1638 English from New Plymouth and other colonies of Puritans of Massachusetts. In 1662 it became an independent colony, whose administration was regulated by the Fundamental Orders of 1639, which guaranteed its self-government and reaffirmed its religious freedom. Although Connecticut was inhabited almost exclusively by Puritans, belonging to this confession was not necessary to obtain citizenship. At the time of the war of independence it was, together with the other colonies of New England, one of the strongest supporters of the revolution. Become a founding state of the Union before War of Secession, then sustained, during the civil war, the cause of the primacy of the federal government and of abolitionism. Politically dominated by republicans, over the centuries. XIX and XX has been engaged in a lively internal debate for the improvement of its governmental and jurisdictional system.

New Britain (city)

City ​​(75,500 residents) of the State of Connecticut (USA), 10 km SW of Hartford. Mechanical (hardware), electrotechnical, textile, clothing and paper industries.

Waterbury

City ​​(106,412 residents in 1996) of the State of Connecticut (USA), 40 km SW of Hartford, 85 m on the Naugatuck River. Chemical, textile, precision mechanics and metallurgical (copper) industries.

Stamford

City ​​(108,100 residents) of the State of Connecticut (USA), on the northeastern outskirts of New York, on the northern shore of Long Island Sound. Commercial port with electrotechnical, mechanical, chemical, clothing, rubber, plastics and toy manufacturing industries.

New Haven

City ​​(124,665 residents in 1996; 530,000 residents the metropolitan area) of the State of Connecticut (USA), 110 km NE of New York, overlooking the bay of the same name, inlet of the northern shore of Long Island Sound. Active commercial port, it is an important market for agricultural and livestock products, home to shipbuilding, mechanical, weapons, electrotechnical, textile, paper, wood and rubber industries. University of Yale (1701) and New Haven (1926). Airport. § Founded in 1638 by Puritans from Massachusetts, led by J. Davenport and T. Eaton, it had a rigid theocratic government, based on the literal application of the Old Testament dictate. Annexed to Connecticut in 1664, between 1701 and 1873 it was with Hartford - state capital. In 1716 the seat of a college was moved there, which had already been founded in 1701, which later became the prestigious Yale University. After 1750 it developed as a port and as an active industrial center.

Bridgeport

City ​​(137,990 residents in 1996) of the state of southwestern Connecticut (USA), 75 km SSW of Hartford, on Long Island Sound, at the mouth of the Poquonock River. Colonized in 1639, it assumed a certain importance in the sec. XIX, when it was reached by the railway. Bridgeport has a very active port and is home to steel, textile, pharmaceutical, aeronautical, paper and naval plants. University.

Hartford

City (131,523 residents In 1998; 1,144,574 residents The metropolitan area in 1996) and capital of the state of Connecticut (USA), on the Connecticut River, 50 km NNE of New Haven, on the Springfield-New Haven railway. Main financial and commercial center of the state, it is also an active river port and home to thriving mechanical, aeronautical, electrotechnical, textile, clothing, food and tobacco industries. Airport. University (1877).

It was populated since 1636 by settlers from New Town (now Cambridge, Massachusetts), led by Th. Hooker and S. Stone. In 1639 the first written Fundamental Orders of Connecticut was adopted in Hartford. Under the Royal Charter of 1662 the colonists practically enjoyed sovereignty over local matters. Remarkable economic and cultural center between the sec. XVIII and XIX, Hartford gave its name to the convention that met there secretly in 1814-15 at the initiative of federalists dissatisfied with the way in which the (democratic) federal government conducted the war against England.

Among the most important monuments of the city are the Memorial Arch and the Capitol, in neo - Gothic style, and the Victorian Trinity College. The Wadsworth Atheneum, one of the first public galleries in the USA and the first to be housed in a modern building, was founded in 1842 by D. Wadsworth to house works by American painters. Later, thanks to bequests and donations, the collections were enriched and now include an important section of European painting and sculpture from the century. XV to XX (paintings by Piero di Cosimo, Cranach, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Zurbarán, Rubens, Tiepolo and, among the modern ones, Picasso,Miró; sculptures by Arp, Calder, Pevsner), ancient bronzes, weapons and armor, silver and porcelain from the 17th and 18th centuries, Renaissance furniture, tapestries, objects from pre-Columbian civilizations, etc.

 
Conn. - Conn. Agencies, National Fair Housing Advocate
Furnishes addresses and contact information for the state's private and government-sponsored groups addressing fair housing issues.
http://www.fairhousing.com/resources/finder/connecticut.htm

Conn. - Connecticut Rental Housing Information
Legal info network geared toward real property owners and renters,divulges summary outlines, statutory links and organization information.
http://cses.com/RENTAL/connecticut.htm

Conn. - Property Owners Association Article Archive
Delve into this compendium of legal news and advice geared toward landlords in the state. Links to the organization and related resources.
http://www.ctlandlord.com/Pages/articles/articlearchive.html

Conn. - Resources for Renters
Tenant Resource Directory showcases its collection of links and contact information targeting Connecticut tenants with legal concerns.
http://directory.tenantsunion.org/connecticut.html

 

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