New TAH Podcast: In Their Words

TAH is happy to announce the upcoming launch of a new podcast, In Their Words,…

Documents in Detail: Madison’s Speech on the Amendments to the Constitution

On 23 SEP 20 we looked at James Madison's Speech on the Amendments to the…

Saturday Webinar: Did Slavery Cause the Civil War?

Join teachers from across the country on Saturday, 3 October 2020 for our discussion of…

Special Webinar: What Can We Learn From the Election of 1980?

TAH.org's last of a three-episode series on pivotal presidential elections, tonight's focus was Ronald Reagan…

Saturday Webinar: Why Are Both the Constitution and Bill of Rights Necessary?

Why are both these documents essential to establishing and, hopefully, contributing to the maintenance of…

Saturday Webinar: Was the American Revolution Really a Revolution?

Our first Saturday Webinar for the 20-21 school year, and also the first in our…

Special Webinar: What Can We Learn from the Election of 1860?

If you missed our partner webinar with the Missouri Humanities Council, on 11 August 2020,…

Documents in Detail: Brutus II

Join us for the first Documents in Detail webinar of the 20-21 school year, and…

Special Webinar: What Can We Learn from the Election of 1800?

The first in our three-episode series of webinars about Presidential Elections and Campaigns, this episode…

Special Webinar: D-Day+76 Years and the Liberation of Europe

Ashbrook and TeachingAmericanHistory presented  another special webinar, this time about Operation OVERLORD, more widely known…

Special Webinar: Heroes of American Business

Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of the…

Special Webinar: Heroes of the American Founding

Join Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of…

Special Webinar: Heroes of American Medicine

Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of the…

Special Webinar: American War Heroes

Join Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of…

Insights from History: The Power of the Pulpit in Times of Crisis: From the American Revolution to the Coronavirus

Examine the role of religion and religious activity during times of crisis through a series…

Insights from History: The American Family in Times of Crisis: Education, Health Care, and the Trade-offs of Coming Home

The fifth episode in our "Insights from History" webinar series, hosted by Dr. Jeff Sikkenga…

245th Anniversary of Lexington and Concord

The story is one of the most familiar in American history. Though shrouded in myth,…

Insights from History: Fire in a Crowded Theater – Civil Liberties in Times of Emergency

As the current Coronavirus situation has continued, we are now faced with growing questions about…

Documents in Detail: Herbert Hoover’s Speech on the New Deal

Herbert Hoover's Speech on the New Deal (1932) was the focus of the 13 May…

Insights from History: Bad Medicine? The Effects of Economic Emergencies on Liberty, Democracy, and Prosperity

Join Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of…

Saturday Webinar: Ralph Ellison

Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 2 May 2020, exploring the life, letters, and legacy…

Insights from History: Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis

History can give us real insight into the problems that face America. In this webinar,…

Teacher Interview: Transitioning to Different Forms of Online Teaching and Learning

Julia Fuette, 2012 graduate of our MAHG program, took some time to talk with Jeremy…

Special Webinar: The Flu Epidemic of 1918 – Lessons from History

TAH provided a special week-day webinar on a timely topic for teachers of history and…

Documents in Detail: Calvin Coolidge’s Speech on the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Calvin Coolidge's Speech on the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was the focus…

Saturday Webinar: Douglas MacArthur

Live show aired at at 11am, Saturday, 4 APR 2020, exploring the truth and legend…

Documents in Detail: Progressive Party Platform of 1912

The Progressive Party Platform of 1912 was the focus of the 25 MAR 2020 Documents…

Saturday Webinar: Jane Addams

Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 7 MAR 2020, exploring the life, ideas, and impact…

Documents in Detail: Plessy v. Ferguson

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) was the focus of the 19 FEB 2020 Documents in Detail…

Saturday Webinar: William Jennings Bryan

The live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 1 FEB 2020, exploring the person and politics…

Documents in Detail: Abraham Lincoln’s Fragment on the Constitution and Union

Abraham Lincoln's short, powerful Fragment on the Constitution and Union (1861) was the focus of…

Saturday Webinar: Frederick Douglass

American Minds Webinar Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 11 JAN 2020, exploring the ideas,…

Core Documents Collection: Causes of the Civil War

Teaching American History's latest Core Documents Collection, Causes of the Civil War explains the political,…

Saturday Webinar: Harriet Beecher Stowe

American Minds Webinar Our Saturday Webinar for 7 DEC 2019, explored the life, ideas, letters,…

Documents in Detail: The Webster-Hayne Debates

The Webster-Hayne Debates (1830) were the focus of the 20 NOV 2019 Documents in Detail…

Saturday Webinar: Henry Clay

Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 2 NOV 2019, with a focus on Henry Clay,…

Documents in Detail: Thomas Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address

Thomas Jefferson's First Inaugural Address (1801) was the focus of the 23 OCT 2019 Documents…

Constitution Day Lecture from Professor Gordon Lloyd

Professor Gordon Lloyd, Senior Fellow at the Ashbrook Center, author of TAH's four Exhibits on…

Saturday Webinar: Alexander Hamilton

Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 5 OCT 2019, exploring the compelling, controversial, and inspired…

Documents in Detail: Federalist 1

Federalist 1 (1787) was the focus of the 25 SEP 2019 Documents in Detail webinar.…

Saturday Webinar: Benjamin Franklin

Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 7 SEP 2019, exploring Franklin the entrepreneur, thinker, scientist,…

Documents in Detail: Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom (1786) Documents in Detail webinar aired live on 28…

Saturday Webinar: Jonathan Edwards

Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 17 AUG 2019, exploring the famed revivalist preacher and…

Core Documents Collection: Women’s Voices in Religion in American History and Politics

While women have historically made up an overwhelming percentage of America’s religious practitioners, their roles…

2019-2020 Webinars – Registration is Open

Saturday Webinars: American Minds - REGISTER HERE During the 2019-20 school year we will revisit…

Saturday Webinar: Federalists vs. Antifederalists

The second of TAH.org's Great American Debates webinar series took place on Saturday, 8 September. Our…

Documents in Detail: LBJ’s Great Society

In this final episode of the 2018-19 Documents in Detail year, we discuss President Lyndon…

Saturday Webinars: The Great Society vs. Modern Conservatism

The final episode in the 2018-19 Great American Debates webinar series, in which the ideas,…

Documents in Detail: FDR’s 1944 State of the Union Speech

In this month's episode of Documents in Detail, TAH faculty members discussed the meaning, context…

Saturday Webinars: Martin Luther King, jr. vs. Malcolm X

Drs. Chris Burkett, Peter Myers, and Lucas Morel discussed the different views and goals of…
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