Making a Difference: Individuals in Connecticut History

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

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Empowering Students’ “Civic Voices” in Local and State Government: Elementary

Why is it important that students use their “civic voices” in local and state government to produce positive change?

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Empowering Students’ “Civic Voices” in Local and State Government: Middle/High

Why is it important that students use their “civic voices” in local and state government to produce positive change?

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The Hartford Convention: An Act of Treason?

Was the Hartford Convention an act of treason?

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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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Church & State in the “Land of Steady Habits”

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

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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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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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“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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Accused: 17th-Century Witch Trials

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

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Charter Oak: A Symbol of Independence

How would you protect your freedoms?

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