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April 2018

One-Day Seminar: Robber Barons or Captains of Industry?: The Gilded Age Revisited hosted by St. Thomas High School (Houston, TX)

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Revisit the Gilded Age, or Age of Enterprise as some call it and read deeply about the ideas, actions, and legacies of the leading political and industrial figures of the times, exploring the question of whether these people are properly portrayed as either 'Robber Barons' or 'Captains of Industry' - or, perhaps, something of both. Discussion Leader: Greg Schneider, Emporia University Registration: 8:00am Access Program materials here. You will be mailed paper copies of these materials a few weeks before the…

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One-Day Seminar: Women in America – The Struggle for Equality hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore the evolution of women's suffrage, and social and economic rights throughout American history.   Registration: 8:00 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: The New Deal and Great Society Compared hosted by Alta High School (Sandy, UT)

April 27 @ 8:20 am - 2:00 pm

Two of the most important political programs of the 20th Century: the New Deal and Great Society, heralded significant changes in how the federal government relates to and impacts the lives of individual Americans. Both are rooted in the ideas and goals of the Progressive movement, but how are they each similar to and different from each other? To what extent is each 'Progressive,' or a new direction entirely? This Seminar will begin with a session about the core political,…

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May 2018

One-Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Pepperdine University

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join TeachingAmericanHistory.org at Pepperdine University on Friday, May 4th, 2018 for a free one-day seminar about the American Founding. Teachers will take part in a Socratic discussion about the ideas and structures unique to the American style of government, and beyond those consider the place of slavery within the ideas and practices of self-government in the late 18th Century. All registrants will receive a documents reader on paper in advance of the program (PDF copy of reader and agenda available…

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One-Day Seminar: The Vietnam War hosted by Jefferson County Public Schools (Lousiville, KY)

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

An intensive look at the origins and conduct of the Vietnam War.  The seminar will examine LBJ’s actions as president and commander in chief resulting in escalation of the war and the eventual collapse of his administration. Registration: 8:30 am Access materials HERE REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: Modern Social Movements hosted by Pennsylvania Department of Education at Philadelphia City Schools (Philadelphia, PA)

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration: 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE 

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June 2018

One-Day Seminar: Westward Expansion hosted by Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (Hazard, KY)

June 11 @ 8:45 am - 3:00 pm

This seminar will focus on Westward Expansion during the 19th Century. Ideas and events emphasized include Manifest Destiny, the Monroe Doctrine, the Mexican-American War, and the growing problem of Sectionalism that threatened to drive North and South apart. All registrations will be provided with a reader of original documents, sent to them by mail in advance of the program. Discussion Leader: Dr. Dennis Boman Registration: 8:30 am Access materials here REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: The American Founding (Cleburne, TX)

June 12 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation, with a special focus on how slavery was debated and dealt with by the Founders. All registered teachers will receive a hard copy of the reader about a month before this free program, and lunch will be included. Discussion Leader: Dr. Jason Stevens, Ashland University Access PDFs of program materials here REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: TR, Wilson, and Progressive Reform (Cleburne, TX)

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

What is the place of Progressivism in the American reform tradition?  How did the Progressive Presidents Roosevelt and Wilson exert their Executive Office to influence reforms in America and to what extent did those measures modernize America.  This seminar explores the political and social reforms enacted by Presidents Roosevelt and Wilson. All registered teachers will receive a hard copy of the reader about a month before this free program, and lunch will be included Discussion Leader: Dr. Jason Stevens, Ashland…

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One-Day Seminar: Great Depression and New Deal, hosted by Austin ISD (Austin, TX)

June 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join TAH.org and Texas teachers for a free one-day documents-based seminar on the Great Depression and New Deal. Teachers will engage in a deep discussion of the causes of, political and economic responses to, and understanding of the Great Depression, with a special focus on FDR's New Deal collection of programs. Teachers will be sent a paper copy of the documents reader in advance of the program, and will receive a continuing eduction certificate for the program. Discussion Leader: Dr.…

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