VOLUME 16/NUMBER 4
CONNECTICUT HISTORY, ONE GOOD STORY AFTER ANOTHER
SPECIAL ISSUE: 200th Anniversary of the Constitution of 1818 > Why 1818? Explained > Winners and Losers > Washington’s Second Secretary of the Treasury > Can We Have Early Voting?
PLUS Pull-Out Annotated Constitution of 1818!
ON THE COVER: The senate chamber, Connecticut’s Old State House, featuring Gilbert Stuart’s portrait of George Washington (1801), commissioned by the Connecticut General Assembly for the building. See story, page 46.
Table of Contents
9 Hog River Journal: Where the Constitution of 1818 Fell Short. By Elizabeth Normen
10 CT Humanities
12 Letters, etc.
13 Primary Document: The Constitution of 1818
14 The Revolution of 1818. By Walter W. Woodward
20 The People’s Governor. By Linda Hocking
26 The Unfinished Road to Early Voting.By Denise Merrill
30 The Constitution of 1818 Annotated Poster
32 What We Got in the Constitution of 1818. By Jon Blue and Henry Cohn
38 Black Suffrage in Connecticut: Rights for All? By Ramin Ganeshram and Elizabeth Normen
42 The Greater Hartford League of Women Voters. By Elizabeth Rose
46 Site Lines: Where the Constitution of 1818 Was Born. By Jacob Orcutt
RESOURCES FOR TEACHING ABOUT THE CONSTITUTION OF 1818
- Lesson Plan
- 5-part Podcast
- Links to additional stories about Connecticut’s state government