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October 2020

One-Day Seminar: Civil Rights: Leaders and Speeches hosted by Garden Grove School District (Held Online)

October 19 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on October 19, 2020 at 3:15 pm

One event on October 26, 2020 at 3:15 pm

Study the Civil Rights movement through the words and ideas of its leaders, beginning in the 19th Century, through the late 20th Century. Session 1: "What is the Relationship between Human Being and Being Human?" 3:15 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, October 12, 2020 Session 2: "What are the Possibilities of Education?" 3:15 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, October 19, 2020 Session 3: "What is the American Experiment?" 3:15 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, October 26, 2020…

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

October 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm
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One event on October 13, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on October 20, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Idaho ID United States

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. All attendees of this free Seminar will be provided with a certificate…

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Online Seminar Series: Presidential Elections & Campaigns (OLSS) [HELD ONLINE]

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm
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One event on October 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Join teachers for this deep-dive into the politics, law, systems, and norms of elections and campaigns, with a focus on those for the presidency. This thematic seminar will spotlight examples from across American history and will be relevant to both history and government teachers of multiple grade levels. Session 1: "Parties and Elections in the Early Republic" 4:00 PM CT - 5:20 PM CT, October 6, 2020 Session 2: "The Campaign of 1860" 4:00 PM CT - 5:20 PM CT,…

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One-Day Seminar: The Nullification Crisis hosted by Middle Georgia RESA (HELD ONLINE)

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

The Nullification Crisis of the late 1820’s and early 1830’s was arguably the closest the Union came to dissolution prior to the Civil War. Just like 1860, South Carolina led the way, arguing that the American system of federalism gave individual states to the legitimate ability to judge the constitutionality of federal statutes. Southerners viewed such power as a defense against economic partiality toward northern manufacture ring while Northerners suspected the South’s true motivation for supporting nullification was to defend…

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One-Day Seminar: Women in American History and Politics hosted by Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies (Held Online)

October 22 @ 3:50 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2020 at 3:50 pm

One event on November 5, 2020 at 3:50 pm

Study, through a collection of compelling original documents, the role and actions of women in our shared political heritage. Through a series of three historical case studies, participants will explore the ideas and impact of women at the Founding, as part of the Abolition Movement, and in the mid-20th Century Civil Rights movement. 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,…

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One-Day Seminar: Sectionalism and the Civil War hosted by IU 3 (Held Online)

October 23 @ 8:55 am - 12:30 pm

The decade that preceded Abraham Lincoln’s presidential election and the onset of secession and civil war saw an America increasingly divided over the future of slavery in the United States. The readings for this seminar present a diversity of opinions regarding that division, and how best to resolve what Harry V. Jaffa called “the crisis of the house divided.” This program will be conducted as a Socratic discussion, utilizing primary source documents as the only readings (found here), and with…

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One-Day Seminar: Civil Rights: Leaders and Speeches hosted by Garden Grove School District (Held Online)

October 26 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on October 19, 2020 at 3:15 pm

One event on October 26, 2020 at 3:15 pm

Study the Civil Rights movement through the words and ideas of its leaders, beginning in the 19th Century, through the late 20th Century. Session 1: "What is the Relationship between Human Being and Being Human?" 3:15 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, October 12, 2020 Session 2: "What are the Possibilities of Education?" 3:15 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, October 19, 2020 Session 3: "What is the American Experiment?" 3:15 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, October 26, 2020…

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One-Day Seminar: “Westward Expansion” hosted by the Phoenix Union High School District (Held Online)

October 29 @ 7:35 am - 8:45 am
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One event on November 5, 2020 at 7:35 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 7:35 am

Study the causes, course, and effects of 19th Century Westward Expansion, with a special focus on the Mexican-American War. Session 1: 7:35 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, October 29, 2020 Session 2: 7:35 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, November 5, 2020 Session 3: 7:35 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, November 12, 2020 All attendees of this free Seminar will be provided with a certificate for continuing education and digital copies of the agenda and documents reader can be found here.…

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One-Day Seminar: Women in American History and Politics hosted by Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies (Held Online)

October 29 @ 3:50 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2020 at 3:50 pm

One event on November 5, 2020 at 3:50 pm

Study, through a collection of compelling original documents, the role and actions of women in our shared political heritage. Through a series of three historical case studies, participants will explore the ideas and impact of women at the Founding, as part of the Abolition Movement, and in the mid-20th Century Civil Rights movement. 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,…

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