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Providence-Promises and Challenges, 1790-1830 Identity of Providence

What forces shaped the identity of Providence and its people?

Identity of Providence

What forces shaped the identity of Providence and its people?

#1 Early Reform movements: History through the lens of people who questioned the status quo. How did they persevere and bring about change? 

#2 What role did innovation and technology play in bringing immigrants to Providence? How does technology influence culture?

#3 Historic Tensions: What is the “common good”? How did economics inform how people lived?

 

 

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