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August 2020

One-Day Seminar: The American Founding hosted by Garden Grove School District (Online)

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the ideas that fueled the American Founding, in the Revolution and into the 1780s, along with the systems and structures that were created to try to reach those lofty goals. Consider directly the role and place of slavery, and the enduring question of “how does this fit?” alongside the ideals of the Declaration of Independence. This Seminar lays a solid foundation for any teacher of American History, Civics, or Government. Attendees will receive a certificate for continuing education. All…

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[CANCELED] One-Day Seminar: The Federalist-Antifederalist Debates hosted by Garden Grove School District Office Annex (Garden Grove, CA)

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn about the most foundational and serious differences between those who supported ratification of the Constitution as written in 1787 and those who, for a variety of reasons, opposed it. Through original documents only, you will gain a deeper understanding of some of the most fundamental debates and issues of American politics – then and now. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the…

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Online Seminar Series: “Political Parties and Campaigns” hosted by the Phoenix Union High School District (ONLINE)

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Study American electoral and campaign politics, law, and traditions over time through a series of original documents, and explored through Socratic conversation. This timely program will be relevant to any teacher of American History, Government, or Civics, in that it will delve into enduring political trends and systems as expressed at various points in American history. This seminar's sessions will take place from 7:35am-8:45am on 27 AUG, 3 SEP, and 10 SEP. All times are Pacific Time Zone. A certificate…

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September 2020

One-Day Seminar: The Korean War in Context hosted by South Korean Consulate & LAUSD [ONLINE]

September 15 @ 4:20 pm - September 22 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2020 at 4:20 pm

One event on September 15, 2020 at 4:20 pm

Study in-depth the origins of the Korean War and its place within the greater context of the Cold War, with an emphasis on its causes, the armistice, and the politics between the two Koreas since. This program will take place over two Tuesdays, with each session lasting 90 minutes. A single documents reader will be provided to all registrants in both PDF and print form and can be found here. All registrants will be provided with WebEx login credentials in advance…

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One-Day Seminar: The Korean War in Context hosted by South Korean Consulate & LAUSD [ONLINE]

September 22 @ 4:20 pm - September 29 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2020 at 4:20 pm

One event on September 15, 2020 at 4:20 pm

Study in-depth the origins of the Korean War and its place within the greater context of the Cold War, with an emphasis on its causes, the armistice, and the politics between the two Koreas since. This program will take place over two Tuesdays, with each session lasting 90 minutes. A single documents reader will be provided to all registrants in both PDF and print form and can be found here. All registrants will be provided with WebEx login credentials in advance…

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October 2020

One-Day Seminar: Presidents and Political Parties hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

October 2 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Study the evolving relations between and respective power of political parties and the president as an individual. This Seminar will look at three eras in American History: the Founding; the mid-19th Century; and the Progressive Era. 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 copies will be available here after early September 2020. Click here to…

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One-Day Seminar: Presidents and Political Parties hosted by Kentucky Historical Society (Frankfort, KY)

October 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The U.S. Constitution makes no mention of political parties, yet parties began to form shortly after its ratification. Today, it is hard to see how American democracy would work without them. At the same time, parties formed as decentralized political associations that engaged the attention of ordinary citizens and held presidents accountable to local constituencies. But as the power of the presidency (and the federal government) grew, parties shifted their attention from building political support in the states and localities…

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One-Day Seminar: Presidents and Political Parties hosted by Boise Public Schools (Boise, ID)

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the evolving relationship between presidents and political parties through case studies of three eras of American history: during the early Republic; in the mid-19th Century, and during the Progressive Era. Teachers will work through a series of original documents from a variety of authors, and will gain a deeper understanding of the shifting balance of power between these political institutions and the individuals who serve as president. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a…

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One-Day Seminar: FDR, WWII and the Holocaust hosted by Clearfield Area High School (Clearfield, PA)

October 12 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Holocaust was the greatest horror of World War II, and the Allies obtained evidence of Nazi Germany’s genocide of Europe’s Jewish population during the war. How did Allied leaders, especially President Franklin Roosevelt, respond to the Holocaust? Did the Allies attempt to disrupt the death camps’ operations in order to halt the mass murder? Could the Allies have done more? How much coverage did the genocide receive in the United States and how did the public respond? Using a…

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