Constitutions / Historical References

Connecticut was designated the "Constitution State" by the General Assembly in 1959


  • Constitution of the United States of America
  • Constitution of the State of Connecticut
  • Constitution of the State of Connecticut, 1818
  • First Constitution of Connecticut, the "Fundamental Orders", 1638-39
  • The Connecticut Constitution and its Antecedents

Historical References

  • Code of Laws, 1650
  • Charter of the Colony of Connecticut, 1662
  • Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, 1776
  • Legislative History of Connecticut Constitutional Amendments: 1965-2008  
  • Former Speakers of the Connecticut House of Representatives
  • Connecticut General Assembly Members Historical Database  
  • Selected Dates in Connecticut's History