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Farming Vs American Farming

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Although Connecticut was not the most suitable place for farming they still found other ways to prosper like in shipbuilding, whaling, fishing, timber, fur trading, livestock, and making maple syrup. Even though their soil was not very rich they still found ways to grow beans, corn, pumpkins, squash, and rye. The landscape that they had to grow their crops on included hills, lots of mountains, rocky terrain, lots of trees and rivers which is why fishing, whaling, forests, and some farming were their main sources of income. Their seasons were long very cold winters and mild summers which is one reason they not only survived but thrived, unlike the southern colonies, disease didn’t spread as easily. So in conclusion, the colonists chose to found
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