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October 2018

One-Day Seminar: The Civil War, hosted by Phoenix Union HSD (Phoenix, AZ)

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore the American Civil War through a collection of original documents and learn, through the words of the time, about the military, social, and political dimensions of the war that threatened to destroy the American Union. Teachers will engage in discussion during three 90-minute sessions, each focusing on a subtopic under the broader heading of the war itself. Lunch will be provided, as well as a continuing education certificate for all participants. The reader will be mailed to all registrants…

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November 2018

One-Day Seminar: World War 2 hosted by the Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies (Norman, OK)

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

One of two Seminars TAH.org is putting on in conjunction with the Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies, this program will focus on the American experience in World War 2, addressing the causes, conduct of the war, and sociopolitical dimensions of how the war was fought abroad and at home, and its impacts on American government and society. Participants will be provided with a documents reader in advance of the program, and will take part in three 90-minute discussion sessions…

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One-Day Seminar: The American Founding hosted by the Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies (Norman, OK)

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

One of two Seminars TAH.org is putting on in conjunction with the Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies, 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…

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One-Day Seminar – Congress hosted by School for Advanced Studies (Miami, FL)

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This educational program has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation. Registration: 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE  

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One-Day Seminar: Women’s Voices hosted by the Ashbrook Center (Ashland, OH)

November 3 @ 10:15 am - 2:30 pm

The 2018-19 seminar series will focus on volumes from Ashbrook’s new Core American Documents Collections. The scholar will select several documents from each collection for discussion and explain the rationale behind the collection. All participants will receive a copy of the completed volume. Discussion Leader: Sarah Morgan Smith, Ashbrook Center Fellow Registration: 9:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: Robber Barons or Captains of Industry – the Gilded Age Revisited, hosted by AZ Dept. Education

November 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Gilded Age is often portrayed as one of contrasts: the rich and the poor; the powerful and the weak. Dig deeply into a collection of documents from the latter decades of the 19th Century to see through the lens of the times how social norms, economic changes, and government policy reflected and shaped this era of rapid industrialization and urbanization, ongoing immigration, and the growth of wealth. Discussion Leader: Gregory Schneider, Emporia State University Registration: 8:00 am Access program materials here…

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One-Day Seminar: The Bill of Rights, hosted by Sahuarita High School (Tucson area, AZ)

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Take a deep dive into the politics, ideas, and debates surround the origins of the Bill of Rights, and how our understanding and application of these rights have changed over the last two centuries. All teachers will be provided with a PDF reader of original documents, including the Bill of Rights and other relevant passages, a certificate for continuing education time, and physical copy of our upcoming Core American Documents collection on the Bill of Rights. Lunch will be provided…

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One-Day Seminar: Civil Rights – Speeches and Leaders – hosted by Sandia Preparatory School (Albuquerque, NM)

November 8 @ 8:20 am - 2:45 pm
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Dig deeply into the ideas of the Civil Rights Movement through the words of its thinkers and leaders. Drawing from speeches and writings from across the decades, this Seminar will help you better understand what they meant, their arguments, and how their words were received at the time. This Seminar would be great for both History and English teachers, given its focus on language and the power of words. All registrants will receive a printed copy of the documents reader,…

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One-Day Seminar – Robber Barons or Captains of Industry hosted by PA IU#3 (Homestead, PA)

November 9 @ 9:00 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. This educational program has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Allegheny Foundation. Discussion Leader: Gregory Schneider, Emporia University Registration: 8:30 am Access…

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One-Day Seminar – Equality and Liberty in American Politics hosted by the McConnell Center (Louisville, KY)

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Liberty and equality are powerful words in American political discourse.  How have they been interpreted throughout American history?  Are liberty and equality in tension with each other, or are they compatible?  This colloquium explores three different views in American history and thought about the relationship between liberty and equality. Discussion Leader:  Eric Sands, Associate Professor of Gov’t at Berry College Registration: 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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