Bilingual Education for Spanish Speakers in 1970s Hartford

How have communities advocated for fair and equal access to education in Connecticut?

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The Black Panthers and the May Day Rally in New Haven

How is the First Amendment used to advocate for justice in America?

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Post-World War II Puerto Rican Farm Labor Migration to Connecticut

How did Connecticut industries influence migration and immigration to the state and the development of new communities?

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Visions of Change: Colt and the Growth of Industrial Connecticut

What impact did industrialization have on people’s lives in the mid- to late-19th century?

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Life Along the Salmon Brook: A Connecticut Town in the Early Industrial Era

How did the Industrial Revolution change small towns in Connecticut/New England?

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Connecticut’s Ratification of the Constitution

How are decisions made about how a nation should be governed?

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The Fundamental Orders: Rules and Laws for Early Colonial Connecticut

What is the best way to organize a government? How did laws and rules in the colonies both promote and hinder freedom and equality?

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A Connecticut Lawyer Stands for Human Rights

To what extent is the international community responsible for the protection of human rights?

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

Do government campaigns to promote “voluntary” patriotic efforts in a time of war strengthen or weaken American democracy?

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Connecticut Prepares for War, 1917

How does the role of government change in a time of war?

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Peach Pit Hogshead

Joining the War Effort, One Peach Pit at a Time

How does an entire society participate in war?

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

Over There: A Connecticut Soldier in France

How do you measure the cost of war?

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World War I Propaganda

What role does propaganda play in a time of war?

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The Civilian Conservation Corps in Connecticut

How did the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) impact Connecticut?

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Myron D. Webster Civil War Haversack

How does an entire society participate in war?

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The Pequot War

How does colonization affect indigenous people?

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Caleb Brewster & The Culper Ring

In what ways did “ordinary” Americans contribute to the American Revolution?

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New London’s Role in American Independence

What was Connecticut’s role in the American Revolution?

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The Inventions of A. A. Hotchkiss And Sons

How did Sharon, Connecticut, manufacturers A. A. Hotchkiss and Sons contribute to major innovations in U.S. history?

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