Constitution of 1818

Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo of 1807

Connecticut and the Embargo Act of 1807

January 9, 2018

The Embargo Act of 1807 stifled Connecticut trade with Europe, but ultimately boosted local manufacturing. …[more]

Categories: Constitution of 1818, Revolution and the New Nation, The State

The Revolution of 1817

December 1, 2017

The Connecticut gubernatorial election of 1817 transferred power from the Federalists to the Republican Party, bringing an end to life dominated by the Congregational Church. …[more]

Categories: Belief, Constitution of 1818, Hartford, New Haven, Politics and Government, The State

Exploring the Legacy of Connecticut’s 1818 Constitution: Resources for Additional Research

November 4, 2017

  Arnold, Douglas M. “Introduction.” In The Public Records of the State of Connecticut From May 1816 Through October 1817,... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Constitution of 1818

Exploring the Legacy of Connecticut’s 1818 Constitution: Ideas for Approaching the Subject

November 4, 2017

  Your Town in 1818 What was life like in your town in 1818? Who were the people? The industries?... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Constitution of 1818

Exploring the Legacy of Connecticut’s 1818 Constitution: Scholars

November 4, 2017

  Douglas Arnold Dr. Douglas M. Arnold is a historian of the early American republic with degrees from Bates College... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Constitution of 1818

Exploring the Legacy of Connecticut’s 1818 Constitution: Grant Guidlines

November 4, 2017

Connecticut Humanities’ 1818 Commemoration Quick Grants are small, implementation grants for projects that examine the Connecticut Constitution of 1818 and... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Constitution of 1818

Grants to Explore the Constitution of 1818 Now Available

November 2, 2017

Connecticut Humanities is pleased to offer small grants for projects that examine the Connecticut Constitution of 1818 and contextualize its... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Constitution of 1818, CT Live, CTH Insider

Amos Doolittle, The looking glass for 1787. A house divided against itself cannot stand

The War Connecticut Hated

June 18, 2016

For most Connecticans, the War of 1812 was as much a war mounted by the federal government against New England as it was a conflict with Great Britain. …[more]

Categories: Constitution of 1818, Politics and Government, Revolution and the New Nation, War and Defense, War of 1812

Map – Connecticut Landmarks of the Constitution

May 27, 2016

A map of some of the Connecticut Landmarks of the Constitution researched and published by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. …[more]

Categories: Architecture, Constitution of 1818, Historic Preservation, Politics and Government, The State

Blacksmith Isaac Glasko Challenges the State Constitution

April 14, 2016

Isaac Glasko was a blacksmith of mixed African American and Native American descent who challenged 19th-century voting rights in Connecticut. …[more]

Categories: Business and Industry, Canterbury, Connecticut History Day 2017, Constitution of 1818, Expansion and Reform, Griswold, Native Americans, Slavery and Abolition, Work

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