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History Day - by Subject

Examples of resources, arranged by broad subjects, from previous Connecticut History Day competitions

Law & Courts

This is only a few examples. The Connecticut State Library (CSL) has many more resources. Use our Contact Us page to reach out to our Law Librarians and/or History & Genealogy Librarians.

The focus is on U.S. and Connecticut. Check our main research guides and History Day Previous Topics for possible other legal topics (ex. Apartheid).

Some topics have been studied over several years and may have separate page. For example:

US Constitution and Articles of Confederation

US Constitution and Articles of Confederation

Databases

Databases

These are only examples of the Connecticut State Library's subscription databases. Most require a card from us in order to have remote access. See our complete list:


Other Institutions

Other Institutions

Terminology & Usage Disclaimer

Please be advised that some of these resources--particularly those created in previous eras--contain descriptions for ancestral, racial, ethnic, and gender identity that may be offensive or harmful to individuals investigating these records, and are considered inappropriate to use in modern times. The descriptions and treatment of historically marginalized groups, women, and animals may be upsetting. Also, please note that inclusion in this subject guide does not necessarily constitute endorsement of the views therein--we encourage investigators to use their own judgment when evaluating books, websites, articles, documents, and other resources.

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