The great state of Connecticut is one of the Thirteen
Original Colonies and became a state on January 9, 1788 (fifth state).
"The Constitution State" was adopted by Act of the Legislature,
1959. Origin of the state's name: Quinnehtukqut -- Mohican for "Long
River Place" or "Beside the Long Tidal River." The
capital of Connecticut is Hartford.
Name of Emblem/Symbol
"Qui Transtulit Sustinet,"
(He Who Transplanted Still Sustains)
The Constitution State
USS Nautilus (SSN-571)
Nathan Hale 1755-1776
Complete the questions below.
1. Connecticut is one of the Thirteen Original Colonies and
became a state on
January 9, .
2. The state nickname is " ."
3. The state mineral is the .
4. The state motto is "Qui
Transtulit Sustinet," or
5. The state flower is the .
6. The state song is .
7. The state bird is the .
8. The state animal is the .
9. The state tree is the famous .
10. Origin of the state's name: Quinnehtukqut -- Mohican for
or "Beside the Long Tidal River."
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