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Why Should I Vote?

Why Should I Vote?
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Connecticut Explored

The right to vote is the most elemental right of citizenship. Or is it? Through an examination of who could vote in Connecticut and under what circumstances, with a particular focus on African American and women suffrage, students will learn about the role of voting in building and maintaining a representative democracy, will examine the state of voting rights in the United States today, and answer for themselves “Why should I vote?”

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From Apathy to Agency: How to Reframe Elections for New Voters

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Anytime / On your own

School Interrupted: The Future of America’s Past

School Interrupted: The Future of America’s Past

By New American History

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Larry Sabato on Good Citizenship

Larry Sabato on Good Citizenship

By Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Monticello

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Explore “A Seat at the Table” Exhibition

Explore “A Seat at the Table” Exhibition

By Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

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Printing the Legend: The Unseen Courage of Harriet Tubman

Printing the Legend: The Unseen Courage of Harriet Tubman

By American Civil War Museum

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Watch “Walk Through the War: 1861–Choices”

Watch “Walk Through the War: 1861–Choices”

By American Civil War Museum

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