Connecticut Facts Info Stuff
Facts Info Stuff CT Connecticut
United States Introduction Background Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
United States Government Constitution established on the 17th of September in 1787, effective 4 March 1789
Connecticut Latitude Facts: 41.5834 and Connecticut Longitude Facts: -72.7622
United States Government Legislative branch bicameral Congress consists of the Senate (100 seats, 2 members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years) and the House of Representatives (435 seats; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve two-year terms); elections: Senate - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); House of Representatives - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 49, Republican Party 49, independent 2; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 233, Republican Party 202.
United States People Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births) total: 6.3 deaths/1,000 live births; male: 6.95 deaths/1,000 live births; female: 5.62 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 estimate)
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United States Economy Current account balance-$731.2 billion (2007 estimate)