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June 2019

One-Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Hays CISD (Austin, TX area)

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation, with a special focus on how slavery was debated and dealt with by the Founders. All registered teachers will receive a hard copy of the reader about a month before this free program, and lunch will be included. REGISTER HERE Download PDF copies of program materials here.

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July 2019

The Civil War in American History and Literature

July 7 @ 3:00 pm - July 12 @ 3:30 pm
$578 – $1631

Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio Team-taught by a historian and a literary scholar, this course examines the literature and political thought of the American Civil War to understand how different representations of the War and its causes informed national identity, not only in the time of conflict, but also in its subsequent legacy. Key political figures, activists, and writers of the time include Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, John C. Calhoun, and Abraham Lincoln. In the years since the…

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The World Wars in American History and Literature

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - July 19 @ 3:30 pm
$578 – $1631

Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio This course examines the two wars that shaped and reshaped the American experience of the 20th century. Team-taught by a historian and a literary scholar, the course will look at both the battlefield and domestic experience of the war, as well as the issues of civil-military relations, and the connection between our political principles and our military practices. It will consider historical and literary texts such as Wilson’s War Message and Fourteen Points; an African-American soldier’s…

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One-Day Seminar: Supreme Court Cases hosted by Rankin County SD (Jackson area, Mississippi)

July 18 @ 9:00 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. While many Supreme Court cases have shaped American policies and history, this seminar explores cases that focus on the Constitution and…

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One-Day Seminar: Executive Power and the Early Republic hosted by Henry County Schools (McDonough, GA)

July 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Our first presidents--George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson--were the first to interpret and assert the executive powers granted them by the Constitution. They established precedents for the presidents who followed them. Registration: 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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One Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Lodi Unified School District (Lodi, CA)

July 25 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation. Special focus will be placed on core American political ideals and systems, and the question of how to reconcile these with the institution of slavery. All registrations will be provided with a reader of original documents, sent to them by mail in advance of the program. You can access digital copies of the materials here…

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One Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Del Valle School District (Austin area)

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation. Special focus will be placed on core American political ideals and systems, and the question of how to reconcile these with the institution of slavery. All registrations will be provided with a reader of original documents, sent to them by mail in advance of the program. Access program materials here after 1 June 2019. All…

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August 2019

One-Day Seminar: The Federalist Papers and the Debate Over the Constitution, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

August 9 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Join area teachers to study the debate over the creation and ratification of the Constitution, with a special focus on Federalist 10, as well as other Federalist and Antifederalist writings. This Seminar will consist of three discussion sessions based entirely in primary documents, facilitated by a university scholar. Teachers will be provided with a digital and physical copy of the reader, a certificate for continuing education hours, lunch, and free access to the USS Midway Museum after the program concludes.…

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One-Day Seminar: Populism and Progressives hosted by the Heinz History Center (Pittsburgh, PA)

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Discussion Leader: Jason Jividen Registration: 8:00 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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