Local Geography and King Philip’s War

What role does geography play in conflict?

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Geographies of Food: The Roles of Migration, Landscape, and Food Availability in the United States

How have geography and history shaped regional differences in foods in the United States?

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Foodscapes of Connecticut

What geographical and historical factors affect the foodscapes of Connecticut?

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Indigenous Communities of Connecticut

Where did Native/Indigenous communities live in the past and where do they live in Connecticut today?

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William Grimes – Seeking Freedom in Connecticut

How can we find out about people and places in the past?

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Historic Maps: Skill-Builder Activity

How can we use maps to learn about the past?

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Natural Disasters in Connecticut

What role does climate play in people’s lives?

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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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1685 Dutch Map

Mapping the New World: Dutch Maps of the Colonies

How did the physical geography of New England affect how the colonies developed?

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Exploring Communities: Using Historic Maps to Learn about the Past

Why do our communities look the way they do today?

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The Iron Industry of Northwest Connecticut

Would there have been a thriving iron industry in Connecticut without the geological and geographical advantages of the northwest corner?

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Hartford: Then and Now

In what ways has Hartford, Connecticut, changed and/or stayed the same over time?

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