In Hartford, the Connecticut Legislature votes to ratify the Fourteenth Amendment.

Only days after the Fourteenth Amendment had been submitted to the states for ratification, Connecticut became the first state to do so.  The Amendment formally became part of the U.S. Constitution on July 28, 1868.  (By John Osborne)

Source Citation

Public Laws of the United States of America. Carefully Collated with the Originals at Washington (New York, Little, Brown & Company, 1868), xiii.

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