AFRICAN AMERICANS IN PROGRESSIVE-ERA CT: THE BATTLE OVER THE JACK JOHNSON FIGHT FILM

What does the battle over the Johnson-Jeffries fight film tell us about the social position of African Americans in Progressive-Era Connecticut?

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Detail of the pamphlet American Ideals

Beware Thy Neighbor? German Americans in Connecticut during WWI

Has America always been a “Land of Opportunity” for immigrants?

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The Immigrant Experience During World War I: Enemy Aliens

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?

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George Washington’s Slave Census

What did the Founding Fathers really think about slavery?

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The Pequot War

How does colonization affect indigenous people?

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