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Palm Beach County School District

November 2019

One-Day Seminar: American Revolution, hosted by Palm Beach County Schools (West Palm Beach, FL)

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Florida FL United States + Google Map

The seminar will discuss readings that address such issues as political developments in North America and the British empire and the arguments for and against independence, culminating in the Declaration of Independence; the Revolutionary War as a military, social and cultural event in the development of the American nation and state; and the United States under the Articles of Confederation . Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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February 2020

One-Day Seminar: Hamilton hosted by Palm Beach County School District (West Palm Beach, FL)

February 8, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Florida FL United States

John Trumbull. Alexander Hamilton, 1805. Oil on canvas. Public domain, from the Google Cultural Institute. This seminar will examine the impact of Alexander Hamilton on the creation of the American republic. Hamilton is frequently described as the father of Wall Street and an elitist who defended the interests of the “one percent” while holding little regard for the “common man.” In the view of others, he was the personification of a rags to riches story–an immigrant genius who set the…

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