The New Haven Colony was poor, unprotected, and divided against itself.
Other towns were settled, and in 1639 the group took the name of the New Haven Colony.
The towns, left loose and at large, joined Connecticut voluntarily and separately, and the New Haven Colony ceased to exist.
The original design of the founders of the New Haven Colony was to establish a college.
The New Haven Colony was founded in 1638 by wealthy church members from abroad.