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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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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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Moments of Crisis: Iranian Hostage Crisis

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

On 4 November 1979, Iranian revolutionaries broke into the American embassy in Tehran and took hostage 52 American diplomats and citizens, beginning what would be 444 days of captivity that would tarnish, and perhaps help bring down, President Jimmy Carter. The longest hostage crisis in history, it included far-reaching diplomatic negotiations and a failed military operation that left eight U.S. service members dead and several others injured, and Carter taking full blame for the fiasco. Access the readings and scholar…

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Documents in Detail: Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” Speech

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join TAH.org scholars and teachers from across the country for our first full season of Documents in Detail, the series in which each episode features a deep-dive into a single core document from American history. Access the readings and scholar bios here. Register for our Documents in Detail webinar series for the 2017-18 school year, featuring selections from TAH.org's 50 Core American Documents collection.. Each webinar lasts one hour, running from 7pm-8pm, EST, on the show date. Register Here

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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 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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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

Multi-Day Seminar: Religious Freedom and Constitutional Government (George Washington University, Washington DC)

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - July 21 @ 9:00 am

Sponsored by the Ambassador John L. Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom, George Washington University, and the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, this summer course explores historical sources and contemporary issues related to religious freedom. In addition to the seminar, participants will enjoy a group trip to a relevant site (such as the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History) and have the opportunity to explore Washington, D.C. on their own. The course is held on George Washington University’s Mount Vernon Campus in the beautiful Palisades neighborhood…

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August 2018

One-Day Seminar: The Evolution of Executive Power, hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

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

Join teachers from across the Phoenix area and Arizona in studying the constitutional and legal origins of the power of the American president and Executive branch, and the evolution of that power over time. This thematic program will be useful to both American History and American Government teachers, as it will use documents spanning two centuries and a number of critical events and issues in American politics and law. Teachers will read documents from the Core American Documents volume The American…

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