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Vermont. Vermont has 14 counties.


Only two—Lamoille and Washington—are entirely surrounded by Vermont territory. Vermont ( i/vərˈmɒnt/ or /vɜrˈmɒnt/,[5] locally: [vɚˈmɑ̟̃(ʔ)])[6] is a New England state in the northeastern United States. Forests cover approximately 75% of its total land area. Rhode Island. Rhode Island ( i/ˌroʊd ˈaɪlɨnd/ or /rɵˈdaɪlɨnd/), officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations,[6] is a state in the New England region of the United States.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island is the smallest in area, the eighth least populous, but the second most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states (behind New Jersey). Rhode Island is bordered by Connecticut to the west and Massachusetts to the north and east, and it shares a water boundary with New York's Long Island to the southwest. It also has the longest official name of all the states. Rhode Island was the first of the original Thirteen Colonies to declare independence from British rule, declaring itself independent on May 4, 1776, two months before any other colony. Rhode Island's official nickname is "The Ocean State", a reference to the state's geography, since Rhode Island has several large bays and inlets that amount to about 14% of its total area. Origin of the name[edit] Verrazzano Monument, Providence, Rhode Island. New Hampshire. New Hampshire (US.

New Hampshire

Massachusetts. Massachusetts Before the American Civil War, Massachusetts was a center for the temperance, transcendentalist, and abolitionist movements.


In 1837, Mount Holyoke College, the United States' first college for women, was opened in the Connecticut River Valley town of South Hadley. In the late 19th century, the (now) Olympic sports of basketball and volleyball were invented in the Western Massachusetts cities of Springfield and Holyoke, respectively. In 2004, Massachusetts became the first U.S. state to legally recognize same-sex marriage as a result of the decision of the state's Supreme Judicial Court. Massachusetts has contributed many prominent politicians to national service, including members of the Adams family and the Kennedy family.

Originally dependent on fishing, agriculture, and trade, Massachusetts was transformed into a manufacturing center during the Industrial Revolution. Name[edit] Prominent roads and cities in Massachusetts. Maine. Connecticut. State in the northeastern United States Coordinates: 41°36′N 72°42′W / 41.6°N 72.7°W / 41.6; -72.7 State in the United States Interactive map showing border of Connecticut (click to zoom) Connecticut is the third smallest state by area,[14] the 29th most populous,[15] and the fourth most densely populated[14] of the fifty states.


It is known as the "Constitution State", the "Nutmeg State", the "Provisions State", and the "Land of Steady Habits".[1] It was influential in the development of the federal government of the United States (see Connecticut Compromise). Geography[edit] Connecticut has a long maritime history and a reputation based on that history—yet the state has no direct oceanfront (technically speaking).

Nouvelle-Angleterre. Boston, dans le Massachusetts, est son principal centre économique et culturel.


Histoire[modifier | modifier le code] Les peuples amérindiens du sud de la Nouvelle-Angleterre. La Nouvelle-Angleterre est peut-être, parmi les grandes régions américaines, celle qui est la mieux définie, avec son homogénéité culturelle et son héritage historique commun. Elle tient une place majeure dans l'histoire des États-Unis. De la fin du XVIIIe siècle au milieu du XIXe siècle, elle domine le pays en matière de politique et de culture, et elle est au cœur de son économie. Les premiers colons européens de la Nouvelle-Angleterre étaient des puritains anglais en quête de liberté religieuse. Avec le temps, de nombreux habitants ont émigré vers l'ouest. La Nouvelle-Angleterre est tournée depuis le XVIIe siècle vers l'océan Atlantique : elle se trouve plus près de l'Europe occidentale que New York et profite de cet avantage jusqu'à l'avènement de la marine à vapeur et du percement du canal Érié.