Church & State in the “Land of Steady Habits”

Has there ever been complete separation of church and state in Connecticut?

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Who Gets to Vote? History of Voting Rights in Connecticut and the United States

How have the American conceptions of freedom and equality changed over time?

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

Black World War I Veterans Demand Civil Rights

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

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The Amistad Incident and the Face of Slavery

What role did the Amistad incident play in the abolitionist movement in the United States?

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Suffragists

Connecticut Women and the Women’s Suffrage Movement

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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Accused: 17th-Century Witch Trials

What factors led to the 17th-century witchcraft trials in Connecticut?

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The Black Law in Connecticut

What is social justice?

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Charter Oak: A Symbol of Independence

How would you protect your freedoms?

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Venture Smith: From Slavery to Connecticut Businessman

How can a former slave prosper in a colony where slavery is legal?

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Nancy Toney

Abolition and African Americans in Connecticut

In what way did the abolition of slavery indicate progress, or decline, for the lives of African Americans?

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