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March 2021

Online Seminar Series: Women in American History and Politics hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Held Online)

March 25 @ 7:45 am - 8:45 am
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 7:45 am

Study the role and impact of the actions and ideas of women in American history and politics through three important eras: at the Founding; during the fight for Abolition; and during the post-WW2 Civil Rights Movement. Session 1: 7:40 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, March 25, 2021 Session 2: 7:40 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, April 1, 2021 Session 3: 7:40 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, April 8, 2021 All attendees of this free Seminar will receive…

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One-Day Seminar: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 hosted by Middle Georgia RESA (Held Online)

March 25 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

World War II brought African Americans closer to the mainstream of American life than ever before. Many found jobs in defense industries; others served in the still segregated military. In the 1950s, African Americans and their allies organized a movement to gain full civil rights. Boycotts of white businesses, public transportation, and marches fueled the movement. Faced with continuing discrimination and rising protests, President John F. Kennedy decided to support a new civil rights law 1963. Opponents objected to various…

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One-Day Seminar: Calvin Coolidge’s Speech on the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence hosted by Great Hearts, San Antonio (Held Online)

March 25 @ 4:05 pm - 5:15 pm

President Calvin Coolidge delivered this address to mark the 150" Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and in doing so he also offered his thoughts about the meaning of that document, our understanding of it over time, and its applicability to American political and individual life. 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).

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One-Day Seminar: Jimmy Carter’s Speech on the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan (1980) hosted by USS Midway Museum (Held Online)

March 25 @ 4:05 pm - 5:15 pm

President Jimmy Carter addressed the nation in early 1980 to provide his perspective on this act of aggression, and to offer a sense of its place in world affairs and America’s would-be response. Taken in context alongside other presidential comments from during the Cold War, Carter offers interesting parallels and comparisons with his predecessors. 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).

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One-Day Seminar: Lincoln’s Response to the Dred Scott Decision hosted by KEDC Lincoln Middle Grades (Held Online)

March 27 @ 9:55 am - 11:00 am

Lincoln’s response to the Dred Scott decision focused on the Founders’ understanding of the principles of a just government, in particular the meaning of the equality principle as stated the Declaration of Independence and its significance for the future of slavery. 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…

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One-Day Seminar: FDR’s First Inaugural Address hosted by Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies (Held Online)

March 30 @ 3:55 pm - 5:00 pm

President Franklin Roosevelt, elected in 1932, delivered one of the most memorable first inaugural addresses in American history, defining from his perspective the problems of the Great Depression and outlining his plans to solve it. 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). Register Here

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One-Day Seminar: The American Mind: Frederick Douglass hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & South West Florida Region (Held Online)

March 31 @ 3:55 pm - 5:30 pm

One of the most influential African Americans in the nineteenth century, Douglass advocated for a number of causes, including the abolition of slavery. This seminar will explore those topics. 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 to read all the documents in advance (found here) and come ready with questions. All attendees…

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One-Day Seminar: An Evening with Frederick Douglass: What To the Slave Is the Fourth of July? hosted by Colorado Council for the Social Studies (Held Online)

March 31 @ 6:05 pm - 7:15 pm

The first in a four-part exploration of the ideas and words of Frederick Douglass, perhaps America’s greatest abolitionist and early Civil Rights leader. This session focuses on his 1852 speech. 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).

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April 2021

Online Seminar Series: Women in American History and Politics hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Held Online)

April 1 @ 7:45 am - 8:45 am
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One event on April 1, 2021 at 7:45 am

One event on April 8, 2021 at 7:45 am

Study the role and impact of the actions and ideas of women in American history and politics through three important eras: at the Founding; during the fight for Abolition; and during the post-WW2 Civil Rights Movement. Session 1: 7:40 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, March 25, 2021 Session 2: 7:40 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, April 1, 2021 Session 3: 7:40 AM PT - 8:45 AM PT, April 8, 2021 All attendees of this free Seminar will receive…

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