NJ 350 – NJ’s First Constitution

As discussed last week, 350 years ago in 1664, New Jersey became a colony.  On July 2, 1776, New Jersey became the 4th colony to adopt a constitution.  The New Jersey State Archives has this constitution to view digitally.From the PreambleWhereas all the constitutional Authority, everpossessed by the Kings of Great Britain over these Colonies, … Continue reading NJ 350 – NJ’s First Constitution

Friday Video: It Happened Here: New Jersey – Preview

Part of the celebration of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary are these short videos that tell some great stories about the people, places, and events of New Jersey.  I've shared the video preview of the mini-movies and you can go here to watch the ones that Kean University currently has released.  Over the next few weeks … Continue reading Friday Video: It Happened Here: New Jersey – Preview