New Resources for Catholic School Teachers

If you teach in a Catholic school you may want to be aware of a…

The Crimean Conference

Crimea, the sunfish-shaped peninsula on the Northern Black Sea, connected to the Ukraine at the…

Ashbrook Teachers Converse with “Silent Cal”

This past weekend, the Ashbrook Center hosted eighteen history and government teachers for a discussion…

FDR’s Vision for a Postwar America

In early 1944, after the allies had begun to achieve victories in the war against…

Roosevelt Speaks Out on Victims of Nazi Oppression

Hitler’s professed intent to exterminate the Jews living in all areas under Nazi control, and…

LBJ Asks Congress to Wage War on Poverty

This week marks the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s request that Congress enact legislation to…

The Atlantic Charter

During the first two years of World War II, Roosevelt and Churchill worked closely together,…

Prof. Gordon Lloyd presents: The Ratification of the Constitution – April 11, 2014 (Reagan Library, Simi Valley, CA)

The Ashbrook Center and The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Reagan…

FDR Responds to the Outbreak of World War II

Two days after Hitler’s invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, Britain and France declared…

Consider applying for Mount Vernon’s Summer Teacher Institute

The George Washington Summer Residential Teachers' Institute is a highly competitive program which brings teachers…

Churchill Tries to Rouse America

In the two years before the outbreak of World War II, Winston Churchill twice addressed…

Ashbrook brings teachers to Mount Vernon for a weekend with George Washington

This past weekend, the Ashbrook Center brought 18 teachers from around the country to George…

Kennedy Establishes the Peace Corps

On March 1 in 1961, President Kennedy established the Peace Corps. The idea for a…