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Liberty Fund Co-Sponsored Weekend: Slavery and the Constitutional Republic (Washington, DC)

April 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

This co-sponsored colloquium explores the record of the constitutional convention, the ensuing state ratification debates, and early federal legislation regulating slavery, along with the Missouri Compromise, the decisive Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, the Dred Scott opinion, and Abraham Lincoln’s famous response to Dred Scott.

Tour: Lincoln Cottage

Discussion Leader: Dr. David FosterAssociate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Ashland University

Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 27, 2016; Applications accepted on a rolling basis after deadline.

Participation is based on a competitive application process. Qualifications are below.

  • Applicants must be current K-12 school teachers, with priority given to high school teachers
  • Teachers who attended a Liberty Fund weekend during the 2015-2016 school year are not eligible to apply for the 16-17 year



April 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
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