On January 14, 1514, Pope Leo X issued a papal bull against slavery. On the same date in 1639, the first written constitution to create a government, the “Fundamental Orders,” was adopted in Connecticut. By: Redactor New Connecticut? Nullification? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website 5 × 2 = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.