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January 2021

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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February 2021

One-Day Seminar: Truman and Cold War Foreign Policy hosted by Missouri Humanities Council and the Truman Presidential Library (Independence, MO)

February 11 @ 4:05 pm - 5:15 pm
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Join teachers in a discussion of the words, ideas, and actions of President Harry Truman as he responded to growing threat of the Cold War at home and abroad, all through a curated collection of primary source documents. This three-part seminar will take place on February 11, 18, 25, 2021. Attendees will receive a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader available here after early January 2021. Click here to register.

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One-Day Seminar: Truman and Cold War Foreign Policy hosted by Missouri Humanities Council and the Truman Presidential Library (Independence, MO)

February 18 @ 4:05 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on February 18, 2021 at 4:05 pm

One event on February 25, 2021 at 4:05 pm

Join teachers in a discussion of the words, ideas, and actions of President Harry Truman as he responded to growing threat of the Cold War at home and abroad, all through a curated collection of primary source documents. This three-part seminar will take place on February 11, 18, 25, 2021. Attendees will receive a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader available here after early January 2021. Click here to register.

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One-Day Seminar: Truman and Cold War Foreign Policy hosted by Missouri Humanities Council and the Truman Presidential Library (Independence, MO)

February 25 @ 4:05 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on February 18, 2021 at 4:05 pm

One event on February 25, 2021 at 4:05 pm

Join teachers in a discussion of the words, ideas, and actions of President Harry Truman as he responded to growing threat of the Cold War at home and abroad, all through a curated collection of primary source documents. This three-part seminar will take place on February 11, 18, 25, 2021. Attendees will receive a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader available here after early January 2021. Click here to register.

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One-Day Seminar: The Cold War in the 1950s hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

February 26 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

How did the Cold War shape domestic and foreign policy, and American society during the 1950s? 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 January 2021. Click here to register.

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April 2021

One-Day Seminar: LBJ and Vietnam hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

April 9 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Lyndon Johnson took office in the wake of JFK’s assassination, and had focused much of his political career on social issues. The growing problem of American involvement in Vietnam, as well as established foreign policy, however, demanded his attention and efforts. Study LBJ’s understanding of the Vietnam War, as well as how his policy toward it evolved over time, and how it was understood by others, including the American public. This Seminar will be conducted using only primary sources, and…

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May 2021

One-Day Seminar: Civil Rights: Speeches and Leaders hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the ideas and impact of the greatest Civil Rights leaders through their speeches and letters, beginning in the era of Reconstruction and moving through the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th Century. This Seminar is relevant to American History and Government teachers, as well as English teachers who’d like to incorporate more informational and rhetoric-heavy texts into their course readings. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will…

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One-Day Seminar: LBJ and the Vietnam War hosted by Missouri Humanities Council and the Truman Presidential Library (Independence, MO)

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join teachers in a discussion of the words, ideas, and actions of President Lyndon Johnson in relation to the Vietnam War, all through a curated collection of primary source documents. Teachers of American History and government will find historical, constitutional, legal, and political themes and ideas to bring back to the classroom. 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…

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One-Day Seminar: The Causes of the Civil War hosted by Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools

May 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

This seminar will consist of three 90-minute sessions that discuss the Causes of the Civil War. Particular attention will be paid to the growth and influence of the slave power, abolitionism, sectionalism and the meaning of the war. While this seminar will be of interest to all United States History teachers, the discussion will especially appeal to 8th Grade Social Studies teachers interested in helping their students with the following state standard: SS8H5: Analyze the impact of the Civil War…

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