United Colonies of New England

United Colonies of New England:

see New England ConfederationNew England Confederation,
union for "mutual safety and welfare" formed in 1643 by representatives of the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
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The commissioners of the United Colonies of New England expressed their support for such legislation.
in the free consent of the people," and brought about (1643) a defensive organization of "United Colonies of New England" that prefigured the United States.

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