Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Constitution of Massachusetts is the oldest written still-governing constitution in the world. It was adopted in 1780.The Massachusetts Senate is the second oldest democratic deliberative body in the world.
- Birthplace of the Revolutionary War
- Home of Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, John Adams, John Hancock, Anne Hutchinson, the Concord and Lexington Minutemen, Daniel Webster and John F. Kennedy
- One of the 13 original colonies