Preamble, Connecticut Constitution
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The People of Connecticut acknowledging with gratitude, the good providence of God, in having permitted them to enjoy a free government; do, in order more effectually to define, secure, and perpetuate the liberties, rights and privileges which they have derived from their ancestors; hereby, after a careful consideration and revision, ordain and establish the following constitution and form of civil government.
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- Roland, Jon. The Constitution Society, "The Fundamental Orders," accessed January 14, 2007.
- The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, "Fundamental Orders," Columbia University Press (2005)," accessed February 27, 2014.
- Horton, Wesley W. (2012). The Connecticut State Constitution, New York, New York: Oxford University Press