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October 2020

One-Day Seminar: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 hosted by Middle Georgia RESA (Held Online)

October 29, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - March 25, 2021 @ 5:45 pm

World War II brought African Americans closer to the mainstream of American life than ever before. Many found jobs in defense industries; others served in the still segregated military. In the 1950s, African Americans and their allies organized a movement to gain full civil rights. Boycotts of white businesses, public transportation, and marches fueled the movement. Faced with continuing discrimination and rising protests, President John F. Kennedy decided to support a new civil rights law 1963. Opponents objected to various…

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January 2021

One-Day Seminar: The Constitution and Limited Government hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org and North West Florida Region (Held Online)

January 20 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

This seminar will draw your attention to the Constitution and the limits it places upon government. The readings will focus on Madison and other Founding Fathers. This program will be conducted as a Socratic discussion, utilizing primary source documents as the only readings (found here), and with the Discussion Leader facilitating the conversation, instead of lecturing or presenting. Registrants, therefore, are highly encouraged to read all the documents in advance and come ready with questions. All attendees will receive a…

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One-Day Seminar: Reconstructing the South hosted by Middle Georgia RESA (Held Online)

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

As the Civil War progressed and Union forces gained control of territory in states that had seceded from the Union during the winter of 1860-61, the question arose as to how that territory and its people – slave and free – should be dealt with. This issue became more pressing as the war ended. President Lincoln encouraged reconciliation, and a respect for the constitutional limits of the authority of the President, the Congress and the states. Other Republicans believed that…

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Online Seminar Series: Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

January 28 @ 7:40 am - 8:45 am
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One event on February 4, 2021 at 7:40 am

One event on February 11, 2021 at 7:40 am

Study the origins, original understanding of, and current applications of the civil liberties protected in the Bill of Rights. SESSION I: 7:40 AM MT - 8:45 AM MT, January 28, 2021 SESSION II: 7:40 AM MT - 8:45 AM MT, February 4, 2021 SESSION III: 7:40 AM MT - 8:45 AM MT, February 11, 2021 A certificate for continuing education will be provided for each session of this free program. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader in advance…

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One-Day Seminar: Executive Power and the Constitution hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & West Central Florida Region (Held Online)

January 28 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

One of the great challenges facing students of the presidency today has been to reconcile the extraordinary powers of the executive with democracy. This seminar will examine the major questions and controversies about executive power under the Constitution including the war power, the treaty power, and the power to issue executive orders. Most importantly, we will discuss whether those powers as they are exercised today are consistent with the Founder’s original understanding of the role of the Presidency and democratic…

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One-Day Seminar: Women in American History and Politics hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

January 29 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Study the role of women in American history and politics through three eras as case studies: at the Founding; during the Abolition Movement; and during the mid-20th Century Civil Rights Movement. Read from and discuss a selection of speeches, letters, and essays from women thinkers and leaders. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader, on paper, in advance of the program; and digital…

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One-Day Seminar: John Brown’s Legacy: From Kansas to Harper’s Ferry hosted by South Carolina Council for History Education (Held Online)

January 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:15 pm

John Brown’s 1859 raid on the federal arsenal in Harper’s Ferry, VA was a pivotal moment in America’s road to Civil War. Opinions of Brown’s tactics mostly, but not exclusively divided along sectional lines. Many Northerners saw him as a courageous hero of abolition while southerner saw him as a terrorist. Harper’s Ferry, however, was not Brown’s first exposure to bloodshed over the issue of slavery. After joining his sons in Kansas in 1855, he led a retaliatory raid on…

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One-Day Seminar: Religion and Reform – Three Episodes in American History hosted by FL Council of History Education (Held Online)

January 30 @ 8:55 am - 12:30 pm

Study the role of religion in three major eras of reform in American history, starting with the impact of religious belief on the Founding Era. Students will also examine the changing role of religion as related to the temperance movement and friction between growing fundamentalism and seemingly competing ideas of science in the early 20th Century. Finally, participants will explore the role of religion in both ideas and organizations and the role they played in the post-WW2 Civil Rights movement.…

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February 2021

One Document, One Hour: “The Indian Removal Act” hosted by Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies (Held Online)

February 2 @ 4:05 pm - 5:15 pm

We’re excited to announce One Document, One Hour, a new series from Teaching American History. If you’ve ever wanted to discuss history with a group of like-minded people, these seminars are for you! In each session, we’ll discuss one great American speech and its lasting effects on our politics and culture. With only one document to read beforehand and one hour of discussion, participation has never been so simple.  Dig deeply into this critical document from American history and politics,…

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