New Hampshire

Knowledge Identifier: $New_Hampshire


New Hampshire

Category:States of the United Statesadd

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Countries: United States (85%), (3%), United Kingdom (2%)

Main connections: Democratic Party (United States), Kelly Ayotte, Samuel Bell

Linked to: Dartmouth College, Saint Anselm College, Democratic Party, Republican Party




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By 1631, the Upper Plantation comprised modern-day Dover, Durham and Stratham; in 1679, it became the "Royal Province" add something


John Goffe - French and Indian War - At the outbreak of the French and Indian War in 1754, Goffe rejoined the New Hampshire Militia and served in Joseph Blanchard's Regiment


Jonathan Chase (colonel) - As a young man, he moved to Cornish, New Hampshire and married Thankful Sherman of Grafton, New Hampshire on November 28, 1759


Meshech Weare - The New Hampshire town of Weare was renamed in 1764 to honor his service as the town's first clerk


John Bell (New Hampshire politician) - John Bell was born in 1765


Jonathan Blanchard (statesman) - Jonathan was active in the New Hampshire Militia, rising to the rank of major by 1765


Samuel Bell - "'Samuel Bell"' was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 14th Governor of New Hampshire from 1819 to 1823, and as the United States Senator for New Hampshire from 1823 to 1835


Thomas Stickney - On January 20, 1774, Thomas was promoted to Lt. Col. in the New Hampshire Militia and often was moderator of the Concord, New Hampshire town meetings


This raid was preceded by a warning to local patriots the previous day, by Paul Revere on December 13, 1774, that the fort was to be reinforced by troops sailing from Boston add something


The only battle fought in New Hampshire was the raid on Fort William and Mary, December 14, 1774, in Portsmouth Harbor, which netted the rebellion sizable quantities of gunpowder, small arms and cannon add something


Jonathan Blanchard (statesman) - As New Hampshire moved toward a revolutionary government, Blanchard was elected first to the Provincial Congress in 1775 and to the state's House of Representatives in 1776


Jonathan Chase (colonel) - In 1775, with the coming of the American Revolutionary War, Chase was appointed Colonel of the 13th New Hampshire Militia Regiment


Abraham Drake - With the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775 and 1776, Abraham Drake was Lt. Col. in Jonathan Moulton's 3rd New Hampshire Militia Regiment that guarded the New Hampshire seacoast from British attack


Timothy Bedel - On May 26, 1775, Timothy Bedel, a member of the New Hampshire provincial assembly, was appointed to command a company of rangers to be raised at Coos, New Hampshire


In January 1776, it became the first of the British North American colonies to establish a government independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain's authority, and it was the first to establish its own state constitution add something


Jonathan Chase (colonel) - Saratoga Campaign - His regiment served in Gen. William Whipple's Brigade of New Hampshire Militia during the Saratoga Campaign of 1777


Abraham Drake - In 1777, he was promoted to Colonel of the 2nd New Hampshire Militia Regiment and commanded them during the Saratoga Campaign, serving in Ebenezer Learned's brigade


Thomas Stickney - In the spring of 1777, Col. Stickney was with his regiment, the 11th New Hampshire Militia Regiment at Fort Ticonderoga to reinforce the Continental Army garrison there


Joseph Cilley (state senator) - On March 19, 1779, the New Hampshire Assembly voted unanimously, "that the worthy Col. Jos. Cilley be presented with a pair of pistols as a token of this State's good intention to reward merit in a brave officer


John Sullivan - New Hampshire returned him as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1780


The New Hampshire State Constitution of 1783 is the supreme law of the state, followed by the New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated and the New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules add something


Thomas Stickney - Thomas Stickney was the moderator at the New Hampshire constitutional convention on October 31, 1783, that ratified the New Hampshire Constitution


Jonathan Blanchard (statesman) - In 1784 Blanchard was elected to the New Hampshire State Senate


Henry Hubbard - "'Henry Hubbard"' was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1829 to 1835, a Senator from New Hampshire during 1835 to 1841, and the Governor of New Hampshire from 1842 to 1844


John Bell (New Hampshire politician) - However, the Political Graveyard states that Bell was in the New Hampshire Senate from 1786 to 1790 representing Rockingham County


Joseph Cilley (state senator) - After the war, he was appointed major general of the 1st Division of New Hampshire Militia, June 22, 1786


Six months later, it became one of the original 13 colonies that signed the United States Declaration of Independence, and in June 1788 it was the ninth state to ratify the United States Constitution, bringing that document into effect add something


The United States Constitution was ratified by New Hampshire on June 21, 1788, when New Hampshire became the ninth state to do so add something


Samuel Bell - Born in Londonderry, New Hampshire, New Hampshire, Bell became a lawyer in the 1790s, and entered politics by becoming a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1804


John Bell (New Hampshire politician) - He received a limited education by several New Hampshire common schools, and according to the New Hampshire Division of Historical Records, he entered state politics when he became a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1799 for Londonderry, New Hampshire


Samuel Bell - Bell first entered politics when he became a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1804; he was re-elected in the two following years, during both he was the Speaker of the House


Dudley Leavitt (publisher) - The presses used to print his early broadsheet were purchased by the proprietors of the new "Concord, New Hampshire Gazette" in 1806, who paid to have the presses lugged from Gilmanton to Concord, New Hampshire on a two-horse wagon so they could begin printing one of the capital's earliest newspapers, and the only competitor of "The New Hampshire Patriot"


Samuel Bell - A member of the New Hampshire Senate from 1807 to 1809, and an associate justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court from 1816 to 1819, Bell was elected to become the Governor of New Hampshire in 1819 as Democratic-Republican


Samuel Bell - Bell was offered to become the New Hampshire Attorney General in 1807, but declined because he felt the salary was too small


Samuel Bell - He was a member of the New Hampshire Senate from 1807 to 1809, and was the President of that body during those two years, and from 1809 to 1811 was in the Executive Council of New Hampshire


David L. Morril - In 1808, Morril was elected as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives; he served until 1816


Dudley Leavitt (publisher) - He had already founded a newspaper in 1811, while still living in Gilmanton, which he called "The New Hampshire Register", which he continued publishing for several years


Henry Hubbard - In 1812, Hubbard became a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, and served until 1814, as well as from 1819 to 1820, and 1823 to 1827


Charles Humphrey Atherton - He declined to run for reelection in 1816 and instead served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1823 to 1839


Samuel Bell - In 1816, Bell was elevated to the New Hampshire Supreme Court as an associate justice, but resigned in 1819 to become Governor of New Hampshire on June 3, 1819, as a Democratic-Republican In the election for the governorship that year, Bell had secured 13,751 of 24,265 votes


Daniel Webster - In 1816, Webster was retained by the Federalist trustees of his alma mater, Dartmouth College, to represent them in their case against the newly elected New Hampshire Democratic-Republican state legislature


Mason Tappan - "'Mason Weare Tappan"' was a New Hampshire state representative, a U.S. Congressman from 1855 to 1861, a colonel during the American Civil War and the New Hampshire Attorney General


The first public high schools in the state were the Boys' High School and the Girls' High School of Portsmouth, established either in 1827 or 1830 depending on the source add something


George A. Ramsdell - Born in 1834 in Milford, New Hampshire, he served in both houses of the New Hampshire legislature and was a delegate to the 1876 convention that amended the state's constitution before being elected as Governor


Asa Fowler - In 1835, Fowler was elected clerk of the New Hampshire State Senate, which office he held for five years


John Bell (New Hampshire politician) - John Bell died in 1836


Gilman Marston - He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Exeter, New Hampshire, in 1841 and was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1845 to 1849


Franklin Pierce - He was the United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire from 1845 to 1847.


Aaron Fletcher Stevens - In 1845, he was admitted to the New Hampshire Bar, and helped found the New Hampshire Republican Party in the mid-1850s


Asa Fowler - American Civil War - He was a U.S. Commissioner for the State of New Hampshire from 1846 until his death; in February 1861, he was a delegate to the Peace Congress held in Washington, D.C., which sought in vain to prevent the American Civil War; and he was the solicitor of Merrimack County, New Hampshire from 1861 to 1865


New Hampshire was a Jacksonian stronghold; the state sent Franklin Pierce to the White House in the election of 1852 add something


Mason Tappan - Tappan served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1853-1855


Jacob Benton - Benton was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1854-1856


Edward H. Rollins - He engaged in mercantile pursuits at Concord, New Hampshire , New Hampshire and was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1855 to 1857, and served as speaker


Asa Fowler - He served as a justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court from August 1, 1855 until February 1, 1861 and in the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1845, 1847, 1848 and 1871 to 1872


Between 1856 and 1988, New Hampshire cast its electoral votes for the Democratic presidential ticket six times: Woodrow Wilson , Franklin D. Roosevelt , and Lyndon B. Johnson add something


Moody Currier - In 1856 to 1857 Currier served in the New Hampshire State Senate serving as President of the Senate in 1857


Henry W. Blair - He was appointed prosecuting attorney for Grafton County in 1860, and during the Civil War he served in the Union Army as lieutenant colonel of the Fifteenth Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry


Charles H. Bell (politician) - In 1860 Bell was the Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1860


Charles M. Floyd - Born in 1861 in Derry, New Hampshire and graduated from Pinkerton Academy, he served New Hampshire in the State Senate and on the Executive Council before being elected Governor in 1906


Mason Tappan - During the Civil War, he served as colonel of the 1st New Hampshire Infantry, a three-months regiment raised in 1861 in response to President Abraham Lincoln's call to arms


Simon Goodell Griffin - American Civil War - During the American Civil War, Griffin served first as a captain in the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry from June 1, 1861 to October 31 of that year


Gilman Marston - He first saw combat as colonel of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry during the First Battle of Bull Run in July 1861


Francis Wayland Parker - American Civil War - In August 1861, at the beginning of the American Civil War, Parker enlisted as a private in the 4th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry


Simon Goodell Griffin - He served as lieutenant colonel of the 6th New Hampshire Infantry from November 28, 1861 until he became colonel on April 22, 1862


Charles Henry Morrill - In the summer of 1862 he enlisted at New London as a musician in Company I, 11th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment


Walter Harriman (governor) - Following the Civil War's conclusion in early 1865, Harriman joined the Republican Party and served as the New Hampshire Secretary of State until 1867, when he was elected as the state's governor


Henry W. Blair - Blair was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1866 and a member of the New Hampshire Senate in 1867-1868


Person Colby Cheney - He engaged in the manufacture of paper in Peterborough until 1866 and in 1854 was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives


Ossian Ray - He twice served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1868 and, again, in 1869


Democrats had not held both the legislature and the governorship since 1874 add something


H. H. Holmes - On July 4, 1878, Mudgett married Clara Lovering in Alton, New_Hampshire; their son, Robert Lovering Mudgett, was born on February 3, 1880 in Loudon, New Hampshire


Mount Washington saw an unofficial reading on January 22, 1885, which, if made official, would tie the all-time record low for New England add something


Henry B. Quinby - Quinby served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1887 to 1888 in the New Hampshire Senate from 1889 to 1890 and on the New Hampshire Executive Council in 1891 to 1892


Henry F. W. Little - In 1896, he published a history of his regiment under the title "The Seventh Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion"


Frank W. Rollins - Rollins and others founded the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests in 1901, a private organization to protect the forests now known as the "Forest Society


Francis Wayland Parker - His ashes were returned to New Hampshire, in May 1902 and were interred at Piscataquog Cemetery, Manchester, New Hampshire


Robert Frost - Ultimately his farming proved unsuccessful and he returned to the field of education as an English teacher at New Hampshire's Pinkerton Academy from 1906 to 1911, at the New Hampshire Normal School in Plymouth, New Hampshire


New Hampshire's highest recorded temperature was in Nashua on July 4, 1911, while the lowest recorded temperature was atop Mount Washington on January 29, 1934 add something


John Gilbert Winant - He was appointed an instructor in history at St. Paul's in 1913, remaining there until 1917, and elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1916


Theodore E. Chandler - Ensign Chandler next served briefly on board "New Hampshire" beginning training in the use of torpedoes at the end of April 1917


John H. Bartlett - John Henry Bartlett ran for governor of New Hampshire in 1918 against Nathaniel E. Martin of Concord, New Hampshire , New Hampshire


Charles W. Tobey - He served three non-consecutive terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and was speaker in 1919-1920, winning an important victory over the old-guard candidate


John Gilbert Winant - Winant returned to his position at St. Paul's in 1919 after his military service, and was elected to the New Hampshire Senate in 1920


Fred H. Brown - He served as mayor of Somersworth, New Hampshire and as United States Attorney for New Hampshire before his term as Governor of New Hampshire from 1923 to 1925, and later served in the United States Senate


Charles W. Tobey - In 1924 Tobey was elected to the New Hampshire Senate, and he served as president of that body during the administration of progressive governor John Gilbert Winant


The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth, New Hampshire, founded in 1931, is one of the longest-running professional summer theaters in the United States add something


The Peterborough Players have performed every summer in Peterborough, New Hampshire since 1933 add something


Louis C. Wyman - He served as general counsel to a United States Senate committee in 1946; secretary to Senator Styles Bridges in 1947; counsel to the Joint Congressional Committee on Foreign Economic Cooperation from 1948 to 1949; attorney general of New Hampshire from 1953 to 1961; president of the National Association of Attorneys General in 1957; and as legislative counsel to the Governor of New Hampshire in 1961; member and chairman of several state legal and judicial commissions


Alexander John Majeski - Majeski joined the New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1947, for which he served as its president in 1966 and 1967


Alexander John Majeski - He was an inspector for the Federal Housing Administration in Manchester, New Hampshire from 1948 to 1951 and member of the New Hampshire Planning & Develop Committee from 1952 to 1954


In the 1950s and 1960s, defense contractors moved into many of the former mills, such as Sanders Associates in Nashua, and the population of Southern New Hampshire surged beginning in the 1980s as major highways connected the region to Greater Boston and established several bedroom communities in the state add something


Miles Browning - He was appointed New Hampshire's Civil Defense Director in 1950, where he devised a plan wherein 500,000 displaced residents of Boston could be housed in New Hampshire private homes in the event of disaster


Max I. Silber - The buckle is a replica of the first Max buckle, the "half-moon" cast in 1950, and replacing the 'New Hampshire' was 'BSA,' a Scout fleur-de-lis, and a '100


Daniel Ford - The son of Patrick and Anne Ford, he attended public schools in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, graduating in 1950 from Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire


Starting in 1952, New Hampshire gained national and international attention for its presidential primary held early in every presidential election year add something


Maurice J. Murphy, Jr. - He was legal counsel to the New Hampshire Senate in 1957-1958, and administrative assistant to Governor Wesley Powell from 1959 to 1961


After 1960, the textile industry collapsed, but the economy rebounded as a center of high technology and as a service provider add something


Maurice J. Murphy, Jr. - After serving as deputy attorney general for several months, Murphy was appointed by Governor Powell as New Hampshire Attorney General, and took office on November 4, 1961


Extreme snow is often associated with a nor'easter, such as the Blizzard of '78 and the Blizzard of 1993, when several feet accumulated across portions of the state over 24 to 48 hours add something


Christa McAuliffe - In 1978, she moved to Concord, New Hampshire , New Hampshire, when Steven accepted a job as an assistant to the New Hampshire Attorney General


Louis C. Wyman - Wyman served as an associate justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court from 1978 to 1987


She perished with her six space shuttle "Challenger" crewmates on January 28, 1986 add something


Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something


The 1990 USDA plant hardiness zones for New Hampshire range from zone 3b in the north to zone 5b in the south add something


The Libertarian Party had official party status from 1990 to 1996 add something


Richard Swett - In the run up to Swett's 1990 campaign, former Governor of New Hampshire Meldrim Thomson, Jr. complained unsuccessfully that listing him on the ballot as "Dick Swett" would be unlawfully misleading, since he was listed as "Lantos-Swett" in the telephone book, voter registration, deed to real property, and business


Beginning in 1992, New Hampshire became a swing state in both national and local elections add something


The state supported Democrats Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996, John Kerry in 2004, Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, and Hillary Clinton in 2016 add something


Founded in 1996, the team plays in the USL League Two, the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference add something


Lane Dwinell - He died in 1997 aged 90 in Hanover , New Hampshire and is buried in Lebanon, New Hampshire, New Hampshire


Kelly Ayotte - In 1998, she joined the office of the New Hampshire Attorney General as a prosecutor


Brian Darling - Darling became General Counsel to New Hampshire Senator Bob Smith in 1999


It was the only state in the country to switch from supporting Republican George W. Bush in the 2000 election to supporting his Democratic challenger in the 2004 election, when John Kerry, a senator from neighboring Massachusetts, won the state add something


Kenny Irwin, Jr. - During practice for the 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 7, 2000, Irwin slammed head on into the wall, causing his car to flip onto its side


The Piscataqua River boundary was the subject of a border dispute between New Hampshire and Maine in 2001, with New Hampshire claiming dominion over several islands that include the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard add something


Annually since 2002, high-school statewide all-stars compete against Vermont in ten sports during "Twin State" playoffs add something


The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the case in 2002, leaving ownership of the island with Maine add something


State highway markers still depict the Old Man of the Mountain despite that rock formation's demise in 2003 add something


Kelly Ayotte - In 2003, the Federal District Court for the District of New Hampshire found the New Hampshire law requiring parental notification of a minor's abortion, the Parental Notification Prior to Abortion Act, unconstitutional and enjoined its enforcement


New Hampshire was home to the rock formation called the Old Man of the Mountain, a face-like profile in Franconia Notch, until the formation disintegrated in May 2003 add something


Kelly Ayotte - In 2004, New Hampshire Attorney General Peter Heed appealed this ruling to the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which affirmed the District Court's ruling


Harrison Thyng - On July 17, 2004, a memorial to General Thyng was dedicated in Pittsfield by the Pittsfield Historical Society, with United States Senator Judd Gregg; General Ronald Fogleman, former Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force; Lt Gen Daniel James III, Director of the Air National Guard; and Maj Gen John Blair, New Hampshire National Guard, in attendance


Sununu became the state's first Republican governor since Craig Benson, who left office in 2005 following defeat by John Lynch add something


In 2006, Democrats won both congressional seats , re-elected Governor John Lynch, and gained a majority on the Executive Council and in both houses of the legislature for the first time since 1911 add something


Neither U.S. Senate seat was up for a vote in 2006 add something


The Democrats dominated elections in New Hampshire in 2006 and 2008 add something


Legislation in 2007 created the New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority with the goal of overseeing the development of commuter rail in the state of New Hampshire add something


Kelly Ayotte - In 2007, the New Hampshire Parental Notification Prior to Abortion Act was repealed by the New Hampshire legislature, rendering a rehearing by the District Court moot


In 2008 the state tied with Massachusetts as having the highest scores on the SAT and ACT standardized tests given to high school students add something


In 2008, Democrats retained their majorities, governorship, and Congressional seats; and former governor Jeanne Shaheen defeated incumbent Republican John E. Sununu for the U.S. Senate in a rematch of the 2002 contest add something


The 2008 elections resulted in women holding a majority, 13 of the 24 seats, in the New Hampshire Senate, a first for any legislative body in the United States add something


Kelly Ayotte - In 2008, a Federal District Court judge ordered the New Hampshire Department of Justice to pay Planned Parenthood's attorney fees and court costs, finding that Planned Parenthood's position had been upheld at every level of judicial review


Newt Gingrich - In late 2008 several political commentators, including Marc Ambinder in The Atlantic and Robert Novak in The Washington Post, identified Gingrich as a top presidential contender in the 2012 election, with Ambinder reporting that Gingrich was "already planting some seeds in Iowa, New Hampshire".


As of the 2010 Census, the population of New Hampshire was 1,316,470 add something


However, the state's overall tax burden is relatively low; in 2010 New Hampshire ranked 44th highest among states in combined average state and local tax burden add something


In the 2010 midterm elections, Republicans made historic gains in New Hampshire, capturing veto-proof majorities in the state legislature, taking all five seats in the Executive Council, electing a new U.S. senator, Kelly Ayotte, winning both U.S. House seats, and reducing the margin of victory of incumbent Governor John Lynch compared to his 2006 and 2008 landslide wins add something


The racial makeup of New Hampshire as of the 2010 Census was: add something


Martin Harty - "'Martin C. Harty"' was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives and served from 2010 to early 2011


Kelly Ayotte - On September 10, 2010, the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office released copies of many, but not all, of Ayotte's deleted emails in response to Right-to-Know requests


Kelly Ayotte - The emails were released to the public by the New Hampshire Department of Justice on September 10, 2010 under a Right-to-Know request


In 2011, Governor John Lynch vetoed HB 218, a bill passed by Republican lawmakers, which would have drastically curtailed the powers and responsibilities of NHRTA. The I-93 Corridor transit study suggested a rail alternative along the Manchester and Lawrence branch line which could provide freight and passenger service add something


In 2012, New Hampshire became the first state in U.S. history to elect an all-female federal delegation: Democratic Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter of Congressional District 1 and Ann McLane Kuster of Congressional District 2 accompanied U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte in 2013 add something


According to a 2013 study by Phoenix Marketing International, New Hampshire had the eighth-highest number of millionaires per capita in the United States, with a ratio of 6,48 percent add something


Frank Guinta - In July 2013, "New Hampshire Union Leader" columnist John DiStaso reported that Guinta was considering running again for Congress


Donald Trump very narrowly lost the state in 2016 add something


On February 3, 2016, the project reached its goal of 20,000 signers add something


The team plays its home games at Amesbury Sports Park, where they have played since 2017 add something


The governor of New Hampshire, as of January 5, 2017, is Chris Sununu add something


Jodi Picoult - On January 21, 2017, Jodi Picoult spoke at the New Hampshire Women's Day of Action and Unity in support of the Women's March on Washington


John Gilbert Winant - On June 30, 2017, a statue of Governor Winant was unveiled outside the New Hampshire State Library in Concord


New Hampshire's two U.S. representatives as of January 2019 are Chris Pappas and Ann McLane Kuster add something