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March 2019

One-Day Seminar – Trailblazers and Torchbearers: Women in American History hosted by Palm Beach County Schools (West Palm Beach, FL)

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

Explore the contributions of women in American political history, through the people, events, and ideas of three distinct eras.  This seminar-style program will be broken into three sessions, each focusing on a different set of primary documents readings in order to explore a specific era: Women of Reform and Revolution;Women in the Progressive Era; and Is Suffrage Enough? Registration: 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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April 2019

One-Day Seminar: Robber Barons or Captains of Industry hosted by PA IU 9 (Smethport, PA)

April 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 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…

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One-Day Seminar: TR, Wilson, and the Progressive Reformers, hosted by Pepperdine West LA Campus (Los Angeles, CA)

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join teachers from Southern California to study the ideas, people, and lasting legacy of the Progressive Era of American History. Relevant to any teacher of American History, Government, or Civics, and even Economics, this program will help teachers learn more about Progressive reformers through three clusters of original documents, studied through Socratic conversation. Lunch will be provided on-site, and a digital copy of the agenda and reader, with driving directions, can be found here. All registrants will be sent a…

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One-Day Seminar: Supreme Court Cases that Changed America, partnered with Wisconsin Council of Social Studies (Port Washington, WI)

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learn about some of the most important Supreme Court cases from throughout American history: how they came to be, how they were decided, and how they impacted their times and America since they were decided. This seminar will be relevant to any teachers of American History, Government, or Civics courses, especially at the high school and middle school levels. While many Supreme Court cases have shaped American policies and history, this seminar explores cases that focus on the Constitution and Federalism,…

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Webinar – MLK vs. Malcolm X – Great American Debates

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. and Malcolm X were the two most prominent Civil Rights leaders of the 1950s and 60s, who for most of their public lives had two very different views on a way forward regarding race relations in America. Program information and readings

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One Day Seminar: Documents & Debates – The Path to Civil War, hosted by Arizona Department of Education (Phoenix, AZ)

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join TAH.org and Arizona teachers for our second ‘Documents & Debates Seminar,’ which will consist of a study of three debatable issues that marked the road to the Civil War. Based on documents and questions from volume 1 of TAH.org’s new Documents and Debates volumes, this program will follow our usual format of three 90-minute sessions, providing teachers with experience with three sets of documents and guiding questions, all of which could be used with students. Sessions will focus on…

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One Day Seminar: American Foreign Policy, hosted by St. Thomas High School (Houston, TX)

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learn about American Foreign Policy across the ages in this topical survey seminar, beginning with George Washington's perspectives and actions, and running through the Cold War era. Appropriate for American History, American Government, and World History teachers, or anyone interested in the ideas behind and challenges to American views on foreign policy and engagement. Teachers will receive a printed copy of the documents reader in advance of the program, and can get access to the reader and agenda in PDF…

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One Day Seminar: The American Presidency, hosted by Alta High School (Sandy, UT)

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

Join teachers from the greater Salt Lake City area to study the foundation under and evolution of the American Presidency, from the founding through late 20th Century, with documents chosen from TAH.org's Core American Documents volume on the topic. From the first decades of the republic, during which presidents and others sought to clarify, empower, or restrain the unique position of the President, to the last century, during which presidential power during crises has been expanded significantly, this program will…

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One Day Seminar: Cold War Foreign Policy, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

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

Join teachers from across Southern California to study American foreign policy during the Cold War, from the beginning of the conflict through Vietnam. This program, conducted as a discussion-based seminar, will be based on a set of primary source readings, sent to all registrants in advance of the program. A continuing education certificate, lunch, and admission to the USS Midway will be provided free of charge, and teachers will experience a special behind-the-scenes tour of the ship before the museum…

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One-Day Seminar: Supreme Court Cases hosted by Sacred Heart Academy (Louisville, KY)

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learn about some of the most important Supreme Court cases from throughout American history: how they came to be, how they were decided, and how they impacted their times and America since they were decided. This seminar will be relevant to any teachers of American History, Government, or Civics courses, especially at the high school and middle school levels. Lunch and a continuing education certificate will be provided, as well as a physical copy of the documents reader, which will…

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