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  New England 1664-1744
The natives in the New England region were Algonquins, and they could not easily move west because of their enemies, the Mohawks of the powerful Iroquois confederation.
In 1691 a pamphlet called "The Revolution in New England Justified," which was probably written by Edward Rawson, argued that the colonists derived their rights from occupying and using the soil and from purchasing the land from the Indians rather than from any grant from the king.
New England corn was a staple, and families could grow rye.
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 The Avalon Project : Pre 18th Century Documents
Declaration for Resignation of the Charter by the Council for New England; April 25, 1635
Grant of the Province of New Hampshire to John Wollaston, Esq., AN.
Grant of the Province of New Hampshire to Mr.
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  New England Confederation — FactMonster.com
New England Confederation, union for “mutual safety and welfare” formed in 1643 by representatives of the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
They met in Boston and adopted a written constitution binding the colonies in a league as “The United Colonies of New England.” The chief purpose of the league was coordination of defense and the settlement of boundary disputes; the internal affairs of each colony were to be left to its own management.
Shortly before New Haven was annexed (1665) to Connecticut, the regulations were changed so that the commissioners would meet once every three years, but the confederation gradually declined.
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  New England Confederation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Colonies of New England, commonly known as the New England Confederation, was a political and military alliance of the British colonies of Massachusetts, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
The New England Confederation was highly successful in terms of bonding the colonies together, and provided a basis for the further collaboration of Colonies in times such as the American Revolution.
The NE Confederation excluded Rhode Island, as the populants of RI were looked down on by the other NE colonies because of its reputation of being the "sewer" of the colonies.
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 New England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New England is a region of the United States located in the northeastern corner of the country.
The confederation was designed largely to coordinate mutual defense against possible wars with Native Americans, the Dutch in the New Netherland colony to the west, the Spanish in the south, and the French in New France to the north, as well as to assist in the return of runaway slaves.
Conquest of New England by the Immigrant (1926).
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 AllRefer.com - New England Confederation (U.S. History) - Encyclopedia
New England Confederation, union for "mutual safety and welfare" formed in 1643 by representatives of the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
They met in Boston and adopted a written constitution binding the colonies in a league as "The United Colonies of New England." The chief purpose of the league was coordination of defense and the settlement of boundary disputes; the internal affairs of each colony were to be left to its own management.
Shortly before New Haven was annexed (1665) to Connecticut, the regulations were changed so that the commissioners would meet once every three years, but the confederation gradually declined.
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 The Tribes and the States, New England Confederation
England, which had previously been a rather ineffective moral support for the Puritan colonies, was now busy with civil war and unable to do anything; and certainly the Puritans could not expect to fight the English regime and at the same time get aid from it.
In the meantime, England was in a state of civil war between the followers of the king and those of the Puritan regime, the latter finally gaining the victory in 1649.
New England, as the origin of the Puritan revolt, was not disturbed, and the Federation was allowed to function uninterrupted, but Holland was forced to evacuate its settlements on the Quinnitucket, thus rendering the New England settlements there safe from attack from that source.
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 NEW ENGLAND AFFAIRS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The main object in uniting was to protect themselves the better from their common enemies--from the Indians about them, from the Dutch on the west, the French on the north, and even from possible dangers from the mother country, which was, at that moment, in the throes of civil war.
The business of the confederation was to be transacted by a commission of eight men, two from each colony; a vote of six was required to carry a measure, and their vote was final.
The expenses as well as the spoils of war were to be divided among the colonies, in proportion to their respective male populations between the ages of sixteen and threescore years.
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 New England Confederation (1643)
And seeing by reason of the sad distractions in England, which they have heard of, and by which they know we are hindred both from that humble way of seeking advice, and reaping those comfortable fruits of protection which, at other times, we might well expect; we therefore doe conceive it our bounden duty.
The rest of the Confederates, without any further meeting or expostulation, shall forthwith send ayde to the Confederate in danger, but in different proportion, namely the Massachusets one hundred men sufficiently armed, and provided for suh a ervice, and Journey.
But if such a Confederate may be supplyed by their next Confederatc, not cxceeding the number hereby agrecd, they may crave help there, and seek no further for the present.
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 Dominion of New England
James II became apprehensive about the New England colonies' increasingly independent ways; he and other British officials were particularly upset by the open flouting of the Navigation Acts.
The colonists had earlier participated in the New England Confederation and had shown lukewarm interest in Franklin’s Albany Plan of Union, but they reacted angrily when unification efforts were imposed from outside.
New England merchants had long made smuggling a way of life and bitterly resisted changes that might affect their income sources.
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 New England Confederation - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
New England Confederation - Search Results - MSN Encarta
New England Confederation, military alliance formed in 1643 by the American colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, New Haven, and Plymouth....
When British Columbia joined the Confederation in 1871, the new Dominion of Canada became a transcontinental nation.
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 KING PHILIP'S WAR--NEW ENGLAND AFFAIRS
It must be added, however, that there was a deep-laid scheme in England to destroy the separate colonial governments, and united all New England, New York, and New Jersey under one government, so as to curb the growing spirit of liberty and to resist more effectually the French aggressions from Canada.
Andros' reign in New England was that of a despot.
Next came the news of the prince's landing on British soil, and this became the signal for the people to rise in rebellion against their oppressor.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for New England Confederation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
New England Confederation NEW ENGLAND CONFEDERATION [New England Confederation] union for mutual safety and welfare formed in 1643 by representatives of the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
United Colonies of New England UNITED COLONIES OF NEW ENGLAND [United Colonies of New England] see New England Confederation.
He emigrated in 1884 and after a varied career entered the New South Wales legislature (1894) and, with confederation, the first federal Parliament (1901).
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 The American Confederation
That Confederation was the one that united the Colonies as one against England as they fought for their independence in the Revolution of 1776.
Under the "The New England Confederation", each Colony's government was authorized by the People to handle the internal affairs of their Colony according to the powers given to them by the People of their particular Colony.
One branch of the new government is to be appointed by these legislatures; and under the Confederation, the delegates to Congress MAY ALL be appointed immediately by the people, and in two States1 are actually so appointed.
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 New England Confederation
As a result of the Pequot War of 1637, New England settlements were receptive to plans for strengthening colonial defenses against the threat of Indian attacks.
After several years of negotiations, delegates from Connecticut, New Haven, Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth Colony met in Boston in 1643 and formed The United Colonies of New England, more commonly known as the New England Confederation.
The Confederation was not intended to be a central government for the New England colonies; each retained its own governing institutions.
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 New England Confederation
Immediately after the close of the war with the Pequot Indians, there came a proposition from Connecticut for a union of the New England colonies, for the purpose of protection against their common enemies.
The name adopted was "The United Colonies of New England." The union was a loose confederation, each colony retaining its home government as before.
The business of the confederation was to be transacted by a commission of eight men, two from each colony; a vote of six was required to carry a measure, and their vote was final.
www.usahistory.info /NewEngland   (538 words)

  
 New England Confederation
I. Wherefore it is fully Agreed and Concluded by and between the parties or Jurisdictions [of Massachusetts, Plymouth, Connecticut and New Haven] That they all be, and henceforth be called by the name of, The United Colonies of New-England.
The rest of the Confederates, without any further meeting or expostulation, shall forthwith send ayde to the Confederate in danger, but in different proportion, namely the Massachusets one hundred men sufficiently armed, and provided for such a service, and journey.
But if such a Confederate may be supplyed by their next Confederate, not exceeding the number hereby agreed, they may crave help there, and seek no further for the present.
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 Religious Freedom Page: New England Articles of Confederation (May 19, 1643)
And if there be help required, for the safe returning of any such offender, then it shall be granted to him that craves the same, he paying the charges thereof.
In testimony whereof, the General Court of the Massachusetts by their Secretary, and the Commissioners for Connecticut and New Haven, have subscribed these present articles of this nineteenth of the third month, commonly called May, Anno Domini 1643.
We gratefully acknowledge The Avon Project at the Yale Law School for permission to use materials they have previously formated for use on their site and invite you to explore their substantial archieve of legal resources.
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 New England Confederation
With the revocation of the Massachusetts charter in 1684, the confederation was dissolved.
United Colonies of New England - United Colonies of New England: see New England Confederation.
We belong: at the Confederations Cup, Carlos Bocanegra and the U.S. have a chance to prove that the 2002 World Cup was no fluke.
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 New England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This nomenclature is exceedingly rare and would be considered incorrect by most people in both New York and New England proper.
New England contains four of the eight Ivy League colleges and universities, and is known for its illustrious college campuses.
New England is also home to many of the United States' most prominent independent schools (also known as private schools), such as Roxbury Latin and Phillips Academy in Massachusetts, St. Paul's School and Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and Hotchkiss School in Connecticut.
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 othertimelines.com :: View topic - Timeline 979- New England Confederation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This thread is for discussion of Timeline 979- New England Confederation.
News of the Traty of Ghent did not reach the USA until Feb. 11, 1815.
New England was the most pro-Union region in the country.
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 New England Confederation - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
NEW ENGLAND CONFEDERATION [New England Confederation] union for "mutual safety and welfare" formed in 1643 by representatives of the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "New England Confederation" at HighBeam.
James Madison and the Search for Nationhood: Chapter 2 From Confederation To Union
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 New England Historic Genealogical Society
He received a graduate diploma in trumpet performance with distinction from the New England Conservatory of Music, was a Tanglewood Fellow, and has done Doctorate work in Music Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Southern Mississippi where he was a teaching assistant.
This ancestor was the lifelong friend of Albert Gallatin, and was named the Land Registrar of the new Indiana Territory in 1804 by Thomas Jefferson - a term he served for over thirty years.
He was on the legislative committee that created the constitution for the state of Indiana and penned the progressive education article of that constitution.
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 New England Confederation Wiki: MNESP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Just because Michigan residents would not be part of the Confederation, does not mean that the NEC would not need supporters from outside of the New England States.
There are also likely to be many current, former and future New England residents who are currently living outside of Michigan, and who would want to support New England Secession.
Info: The Michigan New England Secession Party does not have any official status, so we cannot accept donations or anything of the sort.
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