New England

Knowledge Identifier: $New_England


New England

Category:Regions of the United Statesadd

Category: Environment (330)

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Countries: United States (62%), United Kingdom (9%), (9%)

Main connections: Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island

Linked to: Boston Latin School, Dartmouth College, Federalist Party, Saint Anselm College




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As early as 1600, French, Dutch, and English traders began exploring the New World, trading metal, glass, and cloth for local beaver pelts add something


On April 10, 1606, King James I of England issued a charter for the Virginia Company, which comprised the London Company and the Plymouth Company add something


In 1616, English explorer John Smith named the region "New England" add something


In 1620, Puritan Separatist Pilgrims from England established Plymouth Colony, the second successful English settlement in America, following the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia founded in 1607 add something


In 1620, the Pilgrims arrived on the "Mayflower" and established Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, beginning the history of permanent European settlement in New England add something


John Wheelwright - The deed thus implied that Wheelwright was present in New England in 1629, even though he was known to be the vicar of Bilsby in Lincolnshire at the time


Massachusetts Puritans began to settle in Connecticut as early as 1633 add something


William Hutchinson (Rhode Island) - Mrs. Hutchinson was distraught to lose her mentor, and the Hutchinsons would have sailed with Cotton to New England aboard the ship "Griffin" in 1633, but Mrs. Hutchinson's 14th pregnancy kept the family from leaving


William Hutchinson (Rhode Island) - Sailing from England to New England with his large family in 1634, he became a merchant in Boston and served as both Deputy to the General Court and selectman


William Hutchinson (Rhode Island) - In 1634 William Hutchinson, his wife Anne, and his other ten children sailed from England to New England on the "Griffin," the same ship that had taken Cotton and their oldest son a year earlier, and the family first resided at Boston where Hutchinson was admitted to the Boston Church on 26 October 1634, and his wife was admitted seven days later


Harvard College was the first such institution, founded in 1636 at Cambridge, Massachusetts to train preachers add something


Roger Williams was banished from Massachusetts for heresy, led a group south, and founded Providence Plantation in the area that became the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in 1636 add something


Pequot War - Relationships between colonists and local Indian tribes alternated between peace and armed skirmishes, the bloodiest of which was the Pequot War in 1637 which resulted in the Mystic massacre add something


On May 19, 1643, the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, New Haven, and Connecticut joined together in a loose compact called the New England Confederation add something


By 1686, King James II had become concerned about the increasingly independent ways of the colonies, including their self-governing charters, their open flouting of the Navigation Acts, and their growing military power add something


In 1688, the former Dutch colonies of New York, East New Jersey, and West New Jersey were added to the Dominion add something


After the Glorious Revolution in 1689, Bostonians overthrew royal governor Sir Edmund Andros add something


In 1692, the town of Salem, Massachusetts and surrounding areas experienced the Salem witch trials, one of the most infamous cases of mass hysteria in history add something


Providence Plantation had no public burial ground and no Common until the year 1700 because religious and government institutions were so rigorously kept distinct add something


Yale University was founded in Saybrook, Connecticut in 1701, and awarded the nation's first doctoral degree in 1861 add something


Yale moved to New Haven, Connecticut in 1718, where it has remained to the present day add something


Edward Low - In one notable raid in June 1722, Low and his crew attacked thirteen New England fishing vessels sheltering at anchor in Port Roseway, Shelburne, Nova Scotia


Francois-Gabriel D'Angeac - D'Angeac helped defend Louisbourg during the 1745 siege of Louisbourg by New England forces, but after the defeat, he left for France where he recruited troops for colonial companies


John Howe (loyalist) - Sandeman first moved to London in 1760 and then, in 1764, to New England


Henry Inman (Royal Navy officer) - After two years on "Barfleur", Inman was transferred to the frigate HMS "Lark" in 1778 for service off New England


The British eventually defeated the French in 1763, opening the Connecticut River Valley for British settlement into western New Hampshire and Vermont add something


It was founded in Providence, Rhode Island in 1764 add something


Jonathan Parsons - Whitefield visited Parsons during his last tour of New England in 1770


These confrontations led to the first battles of the American Revolutionary War in 1775 and the expulsion of the British authorities from the region in spring 1776 add something


These tensions eventually culminated in the American Revolution, boiling over with the outbreak of the War of American Independence in 1775 add something


In March 1776, British forces were compelled to retreat from Boston add something


Abraham Whipple - After returning north to New England, Whipple captured five British prizes before March 27, 1778, when his ship ran aground off Point Judith, Rhode Island


Moses Brown - He unsuccessfully petitioned the General Assembly in 1783, wrote frequently in the local press, and helped distribute antislavery pamphlets throughout New England


By 1784, all of the states in the region had taken steps towards the abolition of slavery, with Vermont and Massachusetts introducing total abolition in 1777 and 1783, respectively add something


In 1787, the first cotton mill in America was founded in the North Shore seaport of Beverly, Massachusetts as the Beverly Cotton Manufactory add something


Robert Gray (sea captain) - The further effect was that other New England sea merchants began to send vessels of their own thither, to take part in this new trade opportunity, including the dispatch of the "Hope" in September 1790, under the command of Joseph Ingraham, Gray's first mate on his first voyage


The University of Vermont, the fifth oldest university in New England, was founded in 1791, the same year that Vermont joined the Union add something


Vermont was admitted to statehood in 1791 after settling a dispute with New York add something


Stephen Rochefontaine - President Washington appointed him a civilian engineer to fortify the New England coast, in 1794


Timothy Dwight IV - The work contains much material of value concerning social and economic New England and New York during the period 1796-1817


Cephas Thompson - Although Thompson lived most of his life in Middleborough, he produced portraits throughout New England and from 1800-25 made annual trips to the south during the winter months to paint in Alexandria, Virginia, Baltimore, Maryland, New Orleans , Norfolk, Virginia, Virginia, Philadelphia , and the Carolinas and Georgia


Gideon Hawley - Timothy Dwight IV in his "'Travels in New England and New York"', writes about his visit with Hawley on October 2, 1800 and his correspondence with him afterward


Timothy Pickering - In 1802, Pickering and a band of Federalists, agitated at the lack of support for Federalists, attempted to gain support for the secession of New England from the Jeffersonian United States


War of 1812 - As the United States and the United Kingdom fought the War of 1812, New England Federalists organized the Hartford Convention in the winter of 1814 to discuss the region's grievances concerning the war, and to propose changes to the Constitution to protect the region's interests and maintain its political power add something


John Davis (judge) - War of 1812 - His probable most noted achievement was his wise handling of the law in regards to commercial mercantile embarrassment of New England at the time of an embargo and the War of 1812 which instilled the community's confidence in the law


Daniel Webster - Webster's efforts for New England Federalism, shipping interests, and war opposition resulted in his election to the House of Representatives in 1812, where he served two terms ending March 1817


Daniel Webster - Webster's efforts for New England Federalism, shipping interests, and war opposition resulted in his election to the House of Representatives in 1812, where he served two terms ending March 1817


The rapid growth of textile manufacturing in New England between 1815 and 1860 caused a shortage of workers add something


Daniel Webster - Explaining the change, Webster stated that after the failure of the rest of the nation to heed New England's objections in 1816 and 1824, "nothing was left to New England but to conform herself to the will of others," and now consequently being heavily invested in manufacturing, he would not now do them injury


The territory of Maine had been a part of Massachusetts, but it was granted statehood on March 15, 1820 as part of the Missouri Compromise add something


William Steele (general) - Steele was born in Albany, New York , New York, in the spring of 1823; his mother was from Florida and his father originally from New England


Nathan Hale (journalist) - He published a map of New England in 1825, and a series of stereotype maps on a plan of his own invention in 1830, being the first maps with names printed in page with type made by the founders


Frederic Tudor - The Tudor Ice Company harvested ice in a number of New England ponds for export and distribution throughout the Caribbean, Europe, and India from 1826 to 1892


Between 1830 and 1860, thousands of farm girls moved from rural areas where there was no paid employment to work in the nearby mills, such as the famous Lowell Mill Girls add something


Massachusetts and Connecticut were among the last refuges of the Federalist Party, and New England became the strongest bastion of the new Whig Party when the Second Party System began in the 1830s add something


The flow of immigrants continued at a steady pace from the 1840s until cut off by World War I add something


James Russell Lowell - Lowell is considered one of the Fireside Poets, a group of writers from New England in the 1840s who all had a substantial national following and whose work was often read aloud by the family fireplace


Luther Halsey Gulick, Sr. - On October 2, 1840 he traveled around Cape Horn to New England on a whaleship, arriving May 28, 1841


Elizabeth Cady Stanton - In 1847, concerned about the effect of New England winters on Henry Stanton's fragile health, the Stantons moved from Boston to Seneca Falls, New York, situated at the northern end of Cayuga Lake, one of the Finger Lakes found in upstate New York


By the 1850s, immigrants began working in the mills, especially Irish and French Canadians add something


New England as a whole was the most industrialized part of the U.S. By 1850, the region accounted for well over a quarter of all manufacturing value in the country and over a third of its industrial workforce add something


When the anti-slavery Republican Party was formed in the 1850s, all of New England, including areas that had previously been strongholds for both the Whig and the Democratic Parties, became strongly Republican add something


Samuel F. Tappan - At the age of 23, Tappan was one of twenty-nine New England settlers who came to found what later became Lawrence, Kansas, in August 1854 as part of the New England Emigants Aid Society's "pioneer party


Barton S. Alexander - After the completion of the Smithsonian in 1855, he traveled to New England, where he supervised the rebuilding of the Minot's Ledge Lighthouse, a project widely considered to be one of the most difficult to be attempted by the U.S. Government up to that time


For example, Vermont voted Republican in every presidential election but one from 1856 through 1988, and has voted Democratic every election since add something


Samuel Merrill (Iowa) - In 1856 he decided to leave New England and moved to McGregor, Iowa


Henry Keyes - His son, Henry W. Keyes , participated in New England's politics, becoming Governor of New Hampshire himself in 1917


Nathaniel P. Banks - In November 1862 he was asked to organize a force of thirty thousand new recruits, drawn from New York and New England


Horatio Alger, Jr. - He was elected an officer in the New England Genealogical Society in 1863


Horatio Alger, Jr. - Drafted but exempted from military service in July 1863, he wrote in support of the Union cause and hobnobbed with New England intellectuals


James Wolfe Ripley - From September 15, 1863 to the year of his death, he was inspector of fortifications on the New England coast, having retired from active service


Additionally, Walter Camp is credited with developing modern American football in New Haven, Connecticut, in the 1870s and 1880s add something


Luther Halsey Gulick, Sr. - In February 1870 Luther left Hawaii, and returned to New England


From the 1871 Atlas of Massachusetts by Walling and Gray add something


Anne Gilchrist (writer) - She moved to New England in 1878, but returned to England the following year


Francis Edward Clark - On 2 February 1881, he founded in Portland, Maine , the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor, which, beginning as a small society in a single New England church, developed into a great interdenominational organization, which in 1908 had 70,761 societies and more than 3,500,000 members scattered throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, South Africa, India, Japan and China


Edgeworth David - In 1884 his report on the tin deposits in the New England district was published, and three years later it was expanded into the "Geology of the Vegetable Creek Tin Mining Field, New England District"


Augustin Thompson - By 1885, Dr. Thompson's practice had become highly successful and he was said to have one of the largest patient lists in New England


The largest numbers came from Ireland and Britain before 1890, and after that from Quebec, Italy and Southern Europe add something


Two popular American sports were invented in New England: basketball, invented by James Naismith in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1891, and volleyball, invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan, in Holyoke, Massachusetts add something


Helen Hopekirk - Her husband was injured in a traffic accident, and in 1897 she accepted the invitation of Director George Chadwick to take a teaching position at the New England Conservatory


Raymond Pearl - Born of upper-middle class parents in New England, Pearl excelled at school and went on to Dartmouth College where he gained his B.A. in 1899, and the University of Michigan where he gained his PhD in zoology in 1902


The following table presents the vote percentage for the popular-vote winner for each New England state, New England as a whole, and the United States as a whole, in each presidential election from 1900 to 2016, with the vote percentage for the Republican candidate shaded in red and the vote percentage for the Democratic candidate shaded in blue: add something


Phineas F. Bresee - In 1907, Bresee led the Church of the Nazarene into a union with another Wesleyan-holiness denomination, the Association of Pentecostal Churches of America, a similar group that originated in New England and extended from Nova Scotia, down New England and the Middle Atlantic states, and westward to Iowa


Florence Louise Pettitt - It stood at 343 Huntington Avenue, between Symphony Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts, near to New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory, and the Handel and Haydn Society from 1908 to 1958


Jean-Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus - The Roman Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913 credited Cheverus, more than any other, for the position that Boston held in the Roman Catholic Church of America, as well as the general growth of that church in New England


The textile mills one by one went out of business from the 1920s to the 1970s add something


New England remained solidly Republican until Catholics began to mobilize behind the Democrats, especially in 1928, and up until the Republican party realigned its politics in a shift known as the Southern strategy add something


The Great Depression in the United States of the 1930s hit the region hard, with high unemployment in the industrial cities add something


The region lost most of its factories starting with the loss of textiles in the 1930s and getting worse after 1960 add something


Jasper McLevy - While people familiar with local politics had seen the writing on the wall in the 1931 results, the national media was astonished to find the Socialists in control in a New England city


Van Johnson - After touring New England in a theatre troupe as a substitute dancer, his acting career began in earnest in the Broadway revue "New Faces of 1936"


Florence Louise Pettitt - She trained with Gladys Childs Miller in Boston , Massachusetts, at the New England Conservatory from 1939 to 1941


Florence Louise Pettitt - When Louise was finishing her studies at New England Conservatory in 1941, "


Royal Barry Wills - With the motto "no stock plans", Wills designed buildings not only in New England, but from Canada to Florida, including Capes, garrisons, saltboxes, churches, and, in 1941, a 300-unit housing complex for defense workers


Marianna O'Gallagher - She entered the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul in 1952 and taught in Nova Scotia and New England, before she settled back in Quebec City, where she taught for 25 years at St. Patrick's High School there


Parker Fennelly - In later years he became a familiar face as the Pepperidge Farm's television spokesman between 1956 and 1985, delivering the slogan "Pepperidge Farm remembers" in his New England accent


Florence Louise Pettitt - Goldovsky and the New England Conservatory's Opera aficionados were allowed some use of the hall, but it ultimately fell to the wrecking ball in 1958


Maureen Howard - In 1960, Howard published her first novel "Not a Word about Nightingales" which tells the story of a New England girl who is sent to Perugia to retrieve her father who is on an extended sabbatical


Mary Oliver - Mary Oliver's poetry is grounded in memories of Ohio and her adopted home of New England, setting most of poetry in around Provincetown since she moved there in the 1960s


Steven Ozment - Raised in Arkansas, Ozment has lived in New England since 1960


Robert Sterling - In the 1961-1962 television season, Sterling co-starred with George Chandler and Reta Shaw in CBS's "Ichabod and Me",a sitcom set in New England


Stan Benjamin - Among the other duties, he refereed high school and college basketball games in New England, as well as working as an assistant football coach at Deerfield Academy in 1964 and 1965


Alfred Bailey - Visits between scholars from Atlantic Provinces and the University of Maine became frequent after the establishment of the New England - Atlantic Provinces Study Center at Orono, Maine in 1966


Bob Cousy - In his six seasons there, he had a record of 117 wins and 38 losses and was named New England Coach of the Year for 1968 and 1969


Tomie dePaola - DePaola relocated to New England in the 1970s, teaching art at Chamberlayne Junior College in Boston from 1972 to 1973


Jay Hoggard - He played with Anthony Davis and Leo Smith in the early 1970s in New England, and after moving to New York City in 1988, he worked again with Davis and with Chico Freeman, Sam Rivers, Cecil Taylor, James Newton, and Kenny Burrell.


Robert Charles Anderson - In 1972 he discovered his early New England ancestry and thereafter devoted his time and energies to genealogical research


Tom Tryon - "Lady" concerns the friendship between an eight-year-old boy and a charming widow in 1930s New England and the secret he discovers about her


Hartford had professional hockey team the Hartford Whalers from 1975 until they moved to North Carolina in 1997 add something


I. M. Pei - When the Hancock Tower was finished in 1976, it was the tallest building in New England


Tony Lupien - Lupien retired from coaching in 1977, but continued to work for many years as a stockbroker with various firms in New England


Wilbur Wood - He retired in 1978, moving back to his native New England


Boston-based Fidelity Investments helped popularize the mutual fund in the 1980s and has made Boston one of the top financial centers in the United States add something


For example, the Crompton Company, after 178 years in business, went bankrupt in 1984, costing the jobs of 2,450 workers in five states add something


Peter Morwood - They were married at the New England regional science fiction convention, Boskone, on February 15, 1987


William MacVane - He won the New England seniors badminton doubles and singles championships in 1990


The six states of New England voted for the Democratic presidential nominee in the 1992, 1996, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 elections, and every New England state other than New Hampshire voted for Al Gore in the presidential election of 2000 add something


Tommy Dreamer - He changed his name to Tommy Dreamer, reportedly after taking his given first name and adding "Dreamer" in tribute to Dusty Rhodes, in 1992 while working in the New England based Century Wrestling Alliance


Setti Warren - In 1995 he joined the New England branch of U.S. President Bill Clinton's re-election campaign


Radu Florescu - From 1996 to 2004, Florescu served as Honorary Consul for New England by the Romanian Foreign Ministry, the first person to be appointed to such a position in the United States


Charles Adler (broadcaster) - In 1996 he launched a television show, Adler on Line, based in Boston and a year later Adler received an Emmy Award for Best Host in New England


Betty Hutton - After the death of her ally, Father Maguire, Hutton returned to California, moving to Palm Springs, California in 1999, after decades in New England


Noah Gray-Cabey - He has claimed in an interview that by the time he reached the age of four in 1999, he decided that he wanted to play a real piano. At age four, he performed in several venues throughout New England and Washington, and journeyed to Jamaica for his first tour with the New England Symphonic Ensemble


In 2000, New England had two of the ten poorest cities in the U.S.: the state capitals of Providence, Rhode Island and Hartford, Connecticut add something


Setti Warren - He served as New England regional director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency from 2000 to 2001, where he implemented a performance management system for the office


Nuno Bettencourt - In 2000, Mourning Widow's follow-up, "Furnished Souls for Rent" originally released in Japan, and in the U.S. Both Mourning Widows releases cultivated a strong following in Japan and the New England region of the U.S.


John Quinlan (wrestler) - In the summer of 2000, Quinlan was briefly managed by Rocky Raymond while participating in Hardcore wrestling throughout New England


Dana Quigley - Quigley was elected to the New England section of the PGA Hall of Fame in 2000


Zell Miller - During 2001 and 2002, when liberal Republican senators from New England like James Jeffords and Lincoln Chafee threatened to leave their party over ideological disputes, rumors abounded that Miller would become a Republican in order to return control of the Senate to that party


John Quinlan (wrestler) - Early in 2001, he had a brief feud with Rick Fuller, formerly of World Championship Wrestling , while wrestling for the National Wrestling Alliance of New England over a title shot against Fuller that ended in a loss


Tom Matera - Matera made his debut in late 2001 under the name Antonio Thomas, and quickly became a minstay on the New England independent circuit


Gary Cherone - Since 2004 Extreme have re-united with Cherone on several occasions for "one off" shows in their home town and in New England, but in November 2007 they announced plans to do another world tour along with a new album


Ana Rocha - In late 2004, she entered a mild losing streak after being defeated by Cindy Rogers at the Connecticut Championship Wrestling supercard CCW Metamorphosis on September 26 and later lost a three way match with Hailey Skye and Violet Flame for New England Championship Wrestling on December 11, 2004


As of 2005, the National Education Association ranked Connecticut as having the highest-paid teachers in the country add something


"Encyclopedia of New England" , 1596 pp; the major scholarly resource to the geography, history and culture of the region add something


John Weisbrod - On July 14, 2005, the Dallas Stars of the NHL announced that Weisbrod had joined the team as a scout for the New England region


Julie Dubela - In September 2005, she appeared in the film "Wait Till This Year", which was aired by the New England Sports Network and subsequently released on DVD


Luther Blount - In 2006 Blount donated the Niagara Prince to three New England schools


Ana Rocha - In 2006, Rocha began competing for the National Wrestling Alliance returning to the New England area wrestling for NWA Cyberspace as well as making regular appearances in Connecticut Championship Wrestling and New England Championship Wrestling defending the PWF Mayhem Women's title as well as feuding with Mercedes Martinez and Nikki Roxx


Jason Behr - In the spring of 2006, Behr wrapped the CBS dramatic pilot, "The Way", about a powerful New England family that uses witchcraft to further its business enterprises


Nuno Bettencourt - Bettencourt frequently toured with DramaGods in Japan where they appeared at the Udo Music Festival along with KISS, Santana, Jeff Beck, The Doobie Brothers, Alice in Chains, The Pretenders, Ben Folds Five, and others in July 2006 shortly after Bettencourt took part in a three date reunion tour with Extreme in New England


In the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama carried all six New England states by 9 percentage points or more add something


Patrick Greene (composer) - A lifelong resident of New England, he has been based in Boston, Massachusetts since 2008


Florence Louise Pettitt - Richard Dyer, the eminent Globe columnist who presided at New England Conservatory's 2008 centennial of Boris Goldovsky lionized Mrs Pettitt and her company for their efforts in the 1990 production


Today, New England is the least religious region of the U.S. In 2009, less than half of those polled in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont claimed that religion was an important part of their daily lives add something


Amy Poehler - Stated in interview on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2009 She is a distant cousin of author Stephen King and U.S. senator Scott Brown, through shared New England ancestry


Brian Viglione - On November 8, 2009 an official press release was issued, announcing that Viglione would be joining up with Toronto-based rock outfit, The Cliks for a small handful of shows around New England in the fall and winter of 2009


In 2010, four of six of the New England states were polled as the most liberal in the United States add something


Pursuant to the reapportionment following the 2010 census, New England collectively has 33 electoral votes add something


They were no longer in the bottom ten by 2010; Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire remain among the ten wealthiest states in the United States in terms of median household income and per capita income add something


Frank Guinta - The race received national attention because some analysts had rated it as one of the best chances for a Republican pick-up in New England in 2010.


Bobby Butler (ice hockey) - On March 24, 2010, Butler was recognized as the 58th recipient of the Walter Brown Award, which is presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England


New England was represented in the Premier Basketball League by the Vermont Frost Heaves of Barre, Vermont, until they folded in 2011 add something


Charlie Davies - On August 8, 2013, Davies was loaned to the New England Revolution for the remainder of the 2013 MLS season


According to the 2014 American Community Survey, the top ten largest reported European ancestries were the following: add something


The most populous cities as of the Census Bureau's 2014 estimates were : add something


There were nearly 1,5 million Hispanic and Latino individuals reported in New England in 2014 add something


Charlie Davies - In early 2014, Davies and Randers agreed to terminate his contract, allowing him to join New England on a permanent basis


The General Electric Corporation announced its decision to move the company's global headquarters to the Boston Seaport District from Fairfield, Connecticut in 2016, citing factors including Boston's preeminence in the realm of higher education add something


Charlie Davies - On July 30, 2016, Davies and the New England Revolution announce that he had been diagnosed with cancer


Charlie Davies - On August 3, 2016, New England traded Davies and a third-round pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft to Philadelphia Union in exchange for a first-round pick in the 2018 SuperDraft, general allocation money, and targeted allocation money


In 2017, Boston was ranked as having the ninth-most competitive financial center in the world and the fourth-most competitive in the United States add something


As of January 2017, employment is stronger in New England than in the rest of the United States add something


In 2018, four of the six New England states were among the top ten states in the country in terms of taxes paid per taxpayer add something