That time Connecticut's borders extended to the Pacific Ocean, explained

Did you know that Connecticut’s borders once extended to the Pacific Ocean? 

It may be hard to believe, but a document from the mid-1600s granted Connecticut control over a huge swath of land from present-day Rhode Island all the way to the West Coast. It goes without saying that this is no longer the case, but Mieum Media explores this interesting tidbit of oft-ignored New England history.

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