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HS – Church & State in the “Land of Steady Habits”

Has there ever been complete separation of church and state…

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HS – A Connecticut Lawyer Stands for Human Rights

Edward Dorgan Lewis S. Mills High School, Burlington To what…

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HS – “Women of Connecticut: Are You Helping?” The Reaction to Emergency Food Measures During World War I

Christine Gauvreau, Project Coordinator, Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project, Connecticut State…

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HS – “Saved.” Theodate Pope and the Sinking of the Lusitania

June 26, 2017 • HS - United States History

To what extent has the United States succeeded in remaining…

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HS – Connecticut Prepares for War, 1917

June 26, 2017 • HS - United States History

How does the role of government change in a time…

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Letter from Charles F. Coughlin to his mother, November 16, 1917

HS – Over There: A Connecticut Soldier in France

March 28, 2017 • HS - United States History

How do you measure the cost of war?

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HS – The Immigrant Experience During World War I: Enemy Aliens

March 13, 2017 • HS - United States History

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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Detail of the pamphlet American Ideals

HS – Beware Thy Neighbor? German Americans in Connecticut during WWI

February 28, 2017 • HS - United States History

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

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W. E. B. Dubois in the office of The Crisis

HS – Black World War I Veterans Demand Civil Rights

February 28, 2017 • HS - United States History

How did World War I impact the struggle for civil rights in Connecticut and America?

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World War I enlistment banner

HS – Enlist Now! Selling Sacrifice to the People of Connecticut, 1917

February 25, 2017 • HS - United States History

Why do people enlist in the military?

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HS – “Making Munitions is a Woman’s Job” During World War I

February 22, 2017 • HS - United States History

What impact did the women of Connecticut have on the Great War (WWI)?

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Waterburian Held for Reviling Flag; Another Tries to Kill Soldier

HS – Free Speech and Seditious Speech on the CT World War I Home Front

February 11, 2017 • HS - United States History

Does free speech exist in a time of war?

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We closed the road to Paris

HS – World War I Propaganda

February 2, 2017 • HS - United States History

What role does propaganda play in a time of war?

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HS – The Civilian Conservation Corps in Connecticut

November 30, 2016 • HS - United States History

How did the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) impact Connecticut during the Great Depression and today?

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HS – On the Move: The Bicycle, Women, and Social Change in the 19th Century

November 17, 2016 • HS - United States History

To what extent are technology, fashion, and social reform interconnected?

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Suffragists

HS – Connecticut Women and the Women’s Suffrage Movement

November 2, 2016 • HS - United States History

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?

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HS – Roots of Labor Unrest in Progressive-Era CT

September 13, 2016 • HS - United States History

What were the causes of the labor unrest that roiled Connecticut in the years between 1900 and World War I?

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HS – African Americans in Progressive-Era CT: The Battle over the Jack Johnson Fight Film

September 13, 2016 • HS - United States History

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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