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Steve Noll Lunch and Learn – Democracy in Florida: A Work in Progress
When American revolutionaries waged a war for independence, they took a leap of faith that sent ripple effects across generations. They embraced a radical idea of establishing a government that entrusted the power of the nation not in a monarchy, but in its citizens. That great leap sparked questions that continue to impact Floridians: who has the right to vote, what are the freedoms and responsibilities of citizens, and whose voices will be heard? This talk by Dr. Steve Noll is a springboard for discussions about those very questions and how they are reflected in Florida stories spanning over 300 years.
Voices and Votes: Democracy in America Virtual Experience is a series program for Museum on Main Street’s Voices & Votes: Democracy in America exhibit. The Voices & Votes: Democracy in America exhibition and related programming are brought to you by Florida Humanities and the Smithsonian. We would also like to thank the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.
Date/time: March 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presented By:Steve Noll, Scholar