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American History

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Top Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In Connecticut

Getting patriotic for Presidents Day in Connecticut is no more than a stone’s throw, regardless of where you live in the Constitution State. Discover new historical places and rekindle your love for our country. From Fairfield to Danbury and Hartford to Ansonia, Connecticut is rich in American and presidential history.

02/18/2013

(credit: Yale University Art Gallery)

Exploring ‘We The People’

A look at the first installment of Yale University Art Gallery’s series of exhibitions exploring how Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness has evolved from America’s first settlers, a diverse and determined people, to the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893.

10/10/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011