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June 2018

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 Registration Closed

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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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Multi-Day Colloquium: hosted at James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange, VA (sponsored by the Allegheny Foundation)

June 18 - June 20
Virginia United States + Google Map

Participation is based on a competitive application process. Applicants must be current K-12 school teachers in the state of Pennsylvania. This colloquium will take place at James Madison's Montpelier in Orange, Virginia. Arrival will be on Monday, June 18, 2018 and departure will be on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Accepted teachers will receive a stipend of $250. Applications will be open from 1/25 to 1/31/18. Program notifications will be issued on 2/7. Apply HERE

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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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One-Day Seminar: Westward Expansion, hosted by Deer Valley School District (Phoenix, AZ area)

June 25 @ 8:00 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. Daniel Monroe, Associate Professor of History at Millikin University  Registration: 8:00 am Access Program Materials REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Alta HS (Sandy, UT)

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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. Special focus will be placed on core American political ideals and systems, and the question of how to reconcile these with the institution of slavery. All registrations will be provided with a reader of original documents, sent to them by mail in advance of the program. Attend this program and the two others in this…

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One-Day Seminar: Causes of the Civil War, hosted by Deer Valley School District (Phoenix, AZ area)

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

The decade that preceded Abraham Lincoln’s presidential election and the onset of secession and civil war saw an America increasingly divided over the future of slavery in the United States. The readings present a diversity of opinions regarding that division, and how best to resolve what Harry V. Jaffa called “the crisis of the house divided.” Discussion Leader: Dr. Daniel Monroe, Associate Professor of History at Millikin University  Registration: 8:00 am Access Program Materials REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: The Federalist-Antifederalist Debates, hosted by Alta HS (Sandy, UT)

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

This seminar is designed to analyze the main arguments set forth in print during the crucial years of 1787-1788 concerning the adoption of the newly proposed Constitution of the United States. Through a close reading of the primary source material we will attempt to identify the most important principles that animated the participants in the discussion, including the fundamental assumptions therein about the political order and human nature. These texts have an authority of their own in connection with the great debate over ratification, and…

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One-Day Seminar: The Constitution and Limited Government, hosted by Alta HS (Sandy, UT)

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Virtually any written framework for government can serve as a limit on that government's powers and reach, by virtue of listing and describing its powers. The United States Constitution and Bill of Rights is unique because of the extent to which, and specificity by which, these two foundational documents explicitly limit the powers of the national government, delegating powers to both the states and individuals. This Seminar will provide an opportunity to study the American idea of limited government, our…

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July 2018

Equality and Liberty in American History & Literature

July 10 @ 3:00 pm - July 13 @ 3:30 pm
Ashland University, 401 College Ave
Ashland, OH 44805 United States
$425 - $811

This course is an introduction to black American literature, speeches, and essays from the antebellum period through the World War II era. It examines a diversity of approaches to securing the equal rights of blacks and depicting their social and political situation before—and especially after—the American Civil War. Participants should plan to check in at the Ashland University campus between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 10th.  Dinner and the opening session will follow check-in and the first…

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