Has there ever been complete separation of church and state in Connecticut?
To what extent is the international community responsible for the protection of human rights?
Do government campaigns to promote “voluntary” patriotic efforts in a time of war strengthen or weaken American democracy?
To what extent has the United States succeeded in remaining neutral in times of war or global conflict?
How does the role of government change in a time of war?
How does an entire society participate in war?
How do you measure the cost of war?
How did the government effort to mobilize and monitor the Connecticut home front during World War I affect the immigrant experience and conceptions of national identity?
Has America always been a “Land of Opportunity” for immigrants?
How did World War I impact the struggle for civil rights in Connecticut and America?
Why do people enlist in the military?
What impact did the women of Connecticut have on the Great War (WWI)?
Does free speech exist in a time of war?
What role does propaganda play in a time of war?
To what extent are we, as citizens and communities, responsible for scientifically and/or historically significant finds on public property?
How did the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) impact Connecticut?
To what extent are technology, fashion, and social reform interconnected?
How have American concepts of freedom and equality changed since the 1870s? How might the changes be perceived differently by different segments of the population?
What does the battle over the Johnson-Jeffries fight film tell us about the social position of African Americans in Progressive-Era Connecticut?
What were the causes of the labor unrest that roiled Connecticut in the years between 1900 and World War I?