Founded in 1777 during the American Revolutionary War, the republic lasted for 14 years. In total area, it is larger than El Salvador and smaller than Haiti.
Aside from the original 13 states that were formerly colonies, Vermont is one of only four U. states that were previously sovereign states (along with California, Hawaii, and Texas). It is the only landlocked state in the Northeastern United States.
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) is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Lake Champlain forms half of Vermont's western border with the state of New York and the Green Mountains run north-south the length of the state. For many years, the nearby colonies, especially the provinces of New Hampshire and New York, disputed control of the area (then called the New Hampshire Grants).
states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. France ceded the territory to Great Britain after being defeated in 1763 in the Seven Years' War.
Settlers who held land titles granted by New York were opposed by the Green Mountain Boys militia, which supported the many settlers whose claims were based on grants from New Hampshire.
Ultimately, those settlers prevailed in creating an independent state, the Vermont Republic. While still an independent republic, Vermont was the first of any future U. state to partially abolish slavery.), making it the 43rd-largest in land area and the 47th in water area.