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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

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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One-Day Seminar: Jefferson – Revered & Reviled hosted by the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY)

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join TAH.org at the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY) for a one-day seminar on Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson served as a lightning rod for controversy. Few major figures in American history provoked such a polarization of public opinion. To the Marquis de Lafayette, he stood out as "everything that is good, upright, enlightened, and clever," a man "respected and beloved by everyone that knows him." Martha Washington disagreed; she considered Jefferson "one of the most detestable of mankind."…

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One-Day Seminar: Jefferson & Education hosted by the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY)

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join TAH.org at the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY) for a one-day seminar on Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson believed that "if a nation expects to be ignorant and free... it expects what never was and never will be." This seminar will focus not only on Jefferson's education and his plans for educational reform in Virginia but also his founding of the United States Military Academy in 1802 and the University of Virginia in 1819. In what ways and…

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