New England Colonies: Connecticut

Thomas Hooker founded the Connecticut colony in 1636.  The major industries was agriculture.  They grew corn, wheat, and they fished.  The geography on the land had rivers and poor rocky soil that was difficult to farm and unsuitable for crops.  The colony had thick forests too.  The climate had mild, and short summers leading to,  long and cold winters.  The colony had no religious freedom thanks to the Puritans. The colony had made ships.  It was hard for the colony to farm because of the poor rocky soil and long winters.  The colony had traded and exported fish, timber, furs, ships and livestock.