Today in History: Connecticut

Today in History–January 9–the Library of Congress features Connecticut, which became the fifth state to ratify the U.S Constitution on this day in 1788. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to learn more about the culture and history of Connecticut through the review of primary sources.

Connecticut stories from America’s Library

Connecticut primary source set with Teacher’s Guide

Connecticut maps

Connecticut books & articles

Connecticut correspondence & documents

Connecticut historical newspapers

Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Connecticut

More Connecticut images

Connecticut films

Connecticut songs & oral histories

Connecticut sheet music

Contemporary U.S. legislation related to Connecticut

Connecticut Guide to Law Online

More U.S. state primary source collections