Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

May 2021

One-Day Seminar: The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb hosted by Teaching American History (Held Online)

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

After Germany’s surrender on May 7, 1945, the war continued in the Pacific, as did planning for the invasion of Japan. Allied military leaders believed invasion was the only way to force the unconditional surrender of Japan. Invading Japan was likely to cause huge American casualties so in May of 1945, Secretary of War Henry Stimson set up a committee, chaired by Brigadier General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer, charged with considering whether and how the atomic bomb should…

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: Reconstruction: Four Core Documents hosted by Teaching American History (Held Online)

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

“Before Union victory in the Civil War was assured, President Abraham Lincoln and his advisors were turning their attention to “reconstruction” in the South. It would be a time for reconciling the North and South, bringing the formerly rebellious Southern governments back into their proper relation with the union, and protecting the basic civil rights of freedmen, blacks, and Unionists in those Southern states. Each of these goals would be difficult in its own right. Reconstruction demanded them all, and…

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: LBJ and the Vietnam War hosted by Missouri Humanities Council (Held Online)

May 5 @ 4:35 pm - 5:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 12, 2021 at 4:35 pm

One event on May 19, 2021 at 4:35 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. All attendees of this free Seminar will receive a certificate for continuing education and digital and paper copies of the agenda and documents reader (found here). This online…

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: Lincoln’s House Divided Speech hosted by KEDC Lexington Middle Grades (Held Online)

May 8 @ 9:55 am - 11:00 am

Lincoln’s House Divided Speech was intended to stop Stephen Douglas’s political rise, especially his growing appeal among Republicans. More Importantly, its purpose was to help return “the public mind” to the Founders’ belief that slavery was fundamentally unjust and in the course of ‘ultimate extinction’. This program will be conducted as a Socratic discussion, utilizing primary source documents as the only readings, and with the Discussion Leader facilitating the conversation, instead of lecturing or presenting. Registrants, therefore, are highly encouraged…

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: Ratification: The New York Story hosted by Teaching American History (Held Online)

May 11 @ 4:55 pm - 6:10 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 13, 2021 at 4:55 pm

When the Constitutional Convention ended in September 1787, a widespread period of public debate over the merits of the plan began. This debate took place out of doors – in churches, taverns and newspapers, by both proponents and opponents – and indoors – in state conventions held in each of the 13 states. The new constitution could not take effect until at least nine states ratified the plan - with state delegates casting a single up or down vote. Over…

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: LBJ and the Vietnam War hosted by Missouri Humanities Council (Held Online)

May 12 @ 4:35 pm - 5:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 12, 2021 at 4:35 pm

One event on May 19, 2021 at 4:35 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. All attendees of this free Seminar will receive a certificate for continuing education and digital and paper copies of the agenda and documents reader (found here). This online…

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: Ronald Reagan’s ‘A Time for Choosing’ hosted by Great Hearts, San Antonio (Held Online)

May 13 @ 4:05 pm - 5:15 pm

Explore the ideas and political philosophy of Ronald Reagan as he stepped out onto the national political stage with his 1964 address in support of the Barry Goldwater presidential campaign. This speech is recognized as establishing Reagan among the then-growing conservative movement and helped propel him toward elected politics only a few years later. All attendees of this free Seminar will be provided with a certificate for continuing education and a digital copy of the agenda and document (found here).

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: Ratification: The New York Story hosted by Teaching American History (Held Online)

May 13 @ 4:55 pm - 6:10 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 13, 2021 at 4:55 pm

When the Constitutional Convention ended in September 1787, a widespread period of public debate over the merits of the plan began. This debate took place out of doors – in churches, taverns and newspapers, by both proponents and opponents – and indoors – in state conventions held in each of the 13 states. The new constitution could not take effect until at least nine states ratified the plan - with state delegates casting a single up or down vote. Over…

Find out more »

One-Day Seminar: Reconstructing The South hosted by Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies (Held Online)

May 15 @ 8:55 am - 12:30 pm

The process of Reconstruction in response to the Civil War was complicated and difficult, to say the least, and outcome, questionable. Study the debates had at the time – during and after the war – and how these ideas shaped policy and perspectives. This colloquium will be conducted using only primary source documents (found here), many of which will come from TAH’s published Documents Collections. All attendees will receive a Letter of Attendance at the end of the seminar.

Find out more »
+ Export Events