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Yankee

A corruption of “English.” The word got into general use thus: In 1713 one Jonathan Hastings, a farmer at Cambridge, in New York, used the word as a puffing epithet, meaning gen…

Connecticut

U.S. America, is the Indian Quin—neh—tuk—qut, meaning “land of the long tidal river.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Connubia…

King Arthur

King Arthur is one of the great mythic figures of English literature. Dozens of legends and romantic images have grown up around him: the knights of the Round Table, Merlin the wizard, and the Holy Gr…

Court

originally meant a coop or sheepfold. It was on the Latium hills that the ancient Latins raised their cors or cohors, small enclosures with hurdles for sheep, etc. Subsequently, as many men…

Arthur

King of the Silures, a tribe of ancient Britons, was mortally wounded in the battle of Camlan, in Cornwall, raised by the revolt of his nephew, Modred. He was taken to Glastonbury, where he…

Yankee Conference

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Yankee Conference

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Connecticut State Information & Statistics

Capital: Hartford State abbreviation/Postal code: Conn./CT Governor: Dan Malloy, D (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Nancy S. Wyman, D (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Richard M. Blumenthal, D (to…

Connecticut

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Milestone Cases in Supreme Court History

Read about landmark cases that have changed history, from Marbury v. Madison to the challenge to Obamacare. 1803Marbury v. Madison was the first instance in which a law passed by Congress wa…