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February 2021

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

February 4 @ 7:40 am - 8:45 am
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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: The New South hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

February 8 @ 3:55 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on February 15, 2021 at 3:55 pm

In his book, The Promise of the New South, historian Edward L. Ayers describes the South after Reconstruction as a time of "continual redefinition and recognition, of unintended and unanticipated consequences, of unresolved tensions." The post-war South was a place of "deep poverty and institutionalized injustice," according to Ayers. To combat the deep poverty, prominent southerners like Atlanta journalist Henry Grady urged the South to diversify its agriculturally based economy. They called for northern capital and southern labor to unite…

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One-Day Seminar: Congress and the Executive Branch hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & East Central Florida Region (Held Online)

February 9 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn about the evolution of Congressional- Executive relations in this documents-based Seminar, hosted by The Freedoms Foundation. The documents reader will consist of three case studies of documents, each exploring a different era in our history, and how the connection between the two political branches of the federal government have worked in sync and at odds over time. This program will be conducted as a Socratic discussion, utilizing primary source documents (found here) as the only readings, and with the…

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One-Day Seminar: The New South hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

February 10 @ 3:55 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on February 10, 2021 at 3:55 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 3:55 pm

In his book, The Promise of the New South, historian Edward L. Ayers describes the South after Reconstruction as a time of "continual redefinition and recognition, of unintended and unanticipated consequences, of unresolved tensions." The post-war South was a place of "deep poverty and institutionalized injustice," according to Ayers. To combat the deep poverty, prominent southerners like Atlanta journalist Henry Grady urged the South to diversify its agriculturally based economy. They called for northern capital and southern labor to unite…

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

February 11 @ 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: 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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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: French and Indian War and Its Aftermath hosted by Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge (Held Online)

February 13 @ 8:55 am - 12:30 pm

The global Seven Years’ War caused Britain, France and their allies to clash from 1754-1763. Although important in its own right, it is even more significant in that it reordered the the world in ways that would prove consequential beyond anyone’s expectations. In colonial America, especially, this great victory for Britain and the British American colonies had the unforeseen effect of unraveling the great empire that the 1763 Treaty of Paris codified. This program will be conducted as a Socratic…

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One-Day Seminar: The New South hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

February 15 @ 3:55 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on February 10, 2021 at 3:55 pm

One event on February 15, 2021 at 3:55 pm

In his book, The Promise of the New South, historian Edward L. Ayers describes the South after Reconstruction as a time of "continual redefinition and recognition, of unintended and unanticipated consequences, of unresolved tensions." The post-war South was a place of "deep poverty and institutionalized injustice," according to Ayers. To combat the deep poverty, prominent southerners like Atlanta journalist Henry Grady urged the South to diversify its agriculturally based economy. They called for northern capital and southern labor to unite…

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One-Day Seminar: Landmark Supreme Court Cases hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & South West Florida Region (Held Online)

February 17 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

While many Supreme Court cases have shaped American policies, this seminar explores cases that focus on the Constitution and Federalism, The Constitution and the Commerce Clause and major Civil Rights Cases. 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.…

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