Connecticut is the 5th State of the Nation, and an Original Colony.


Hartford is the capital, and it has 5 Representatives, is an Original Colony, and is in the Eastern Standard Time Zone.

Some cultural landmarks-Movies (Christmas in Connecticut, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, The Haunting in Connecticut). Songs: Connecticut-Judy Garland, Kylie from Connecticut, the Official State Song, Yankee Doodle.

Became a state (and one of the Original 13 who ratified the Constitution on January 9, 1788). Ratified latest version of State Constitution in1965 on December 30th.

Both Bushes, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush, were born here, so Connecticut can make a claim, especially as both of them also were raised here to a certain degree.

The Connecticut State Constitution

The next state is Massachusetts, the 6th State in the Union, and an Original Colony.

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