Session 27: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Democratic Leadership

On January 26, 2016


The political and constitutional legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt is impressive. What was his extraordinary achievement? In what ways did he improve upon Jefferson’s, Lincoln’s, and the Progressives’ understanding of democratic life and political structures? How did his New Deal envision a powerful, active, and programmatically ambitious national government? How was this related to the possibility of self-government? What is his legacy?

Session 26: The Progressive Reform and Self-Government


Session 28: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

Join your fellow teachers in exploring America’s history.