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Fundamental Orders of 1639 Back on Display at the Museum of Connecticut History Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Posted by cslibweb in updates.

The Fundamental Orders of 1639 are back on exhibit in Memorial Hall at the Museum of Connecticut History. Inspired by a sermon given by the Reverend Thomas Hooker, one of Connecticut’s founding fathers, the Fundamental Orders were the first written form of self government in the new world. Connecticut is officially known as the Constitution State because of the democratic principles of Constitutional government contained in the Fundamental Orders.



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