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January 2019

One-Day Seminar: Supreme Court Cases hosted by Broward County Schools (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

January 26 @ 8:30 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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February 2019

One-Day Seminar: Women in American History – The Struggle for Equality hosted by Miami Dade College (Miami, FL)

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

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One-Day Seminar: Nuremberg Trials hosted by Palm Beach County Schools (West Palm Beach, FL)

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

The horrors of World War II compelled the Allies to prosecute German and Japanese government officials and military personnel for war crimes. Although WWI provided a precedent, the Allies still confronted many legal, political, and diplomatic challenges to the prosecution of war criminals. How was the International Military Tribunal organized and what were its powers and duties? What standards were used to identify defendants? Was it possible to prosecute individuals for actions not yet defined as criminal at the time…

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March 2019

One-Day Seminar: Reconstruction hosted by FCHE (Osprey, FL)

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The problems of reconstruction involved binding the country’s wounds and protecting the rights of the freedmen.  While each of these problems was extremely difficult on its own, Lincoln’s efforts during the war show that these problems were impossible to resolve at the same time. Lincoln identifies the crucial issues and options while the bullets of the Civil War still flew. Our task is to identify those issues, to figure out why they were difficult to resolve at the same time,…

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One-Day Seminar: Causes of the Civil War hosted by Broward County Schools (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

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

Study the long and short-term causes of the sectional, political, and economic divides that led to the Civil War. Using a packet of primary documents, provided in advance of the program, participants will discuss the legal, social, and political factors that, over a period of decades, drove North and South apart, and finally to arms against one another. All participants will receive lunch and a certificate for continuing education hours from this free program. Registration: 8:30 am Access program materials…

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One-Day Seminar: The Vietnam War hosted by Manatee County Schools (Bradenton, FL)

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

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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: Civil Rights: Leaders and Speeches hosted by Palm Beach County Schools (West Palm Beach, FL)

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

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May 2019

One-Day Seminar: Origins of the Cold War hosted by FCHE (Englewood, FL – Sarasota area)

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

How did the alliances of World War 2 break down, and so quickly, after 1945? How close were these alliances in the first place, and what differences existed between the United States and the Soviet Union that acted as wedges between these two states and their respective allies? This seminar focuses on the ideas, events, and people – as expressed in key documents – of the years immediately after the end of World War 2, and how the Cold War…

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