Mary Townsend Seymour: A Hartford Activist Fights for Equity

In what ways have communities of color advocated for equity?

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Locals Stand Strong: The Battle of Stonington in the War of 1812

What is the significance of a military victory in the face of overwhelming odds, both at the time of the event and when looking back on history?

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Connecticut Heroes of World War I

What is the significance of Connecticut’s contribution to America’s story?

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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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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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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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Myron D. Webster Civil War Haversack

How does an entire society participate in war?

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Recruitment poster for George Washington’s Continental Army

To Join, or Not to Join, George Washington’s Army

Why do people enlist in the military?

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Caleb Brewster & The Culper Ring

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

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