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February 2021

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

February 8 @ 3:55 pm - 5:15 pm
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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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: The New South hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

February 15 @ 3:55 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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March 2021

One-Day Seminar: Abraham Lincoln: Philosopher and Statesman hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & North West Florida Region (Held Online)

March 3 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

What constitutes Lincoln’s political greatness? How does statesmanship differ from other kinds of leadership? What is Lincoln’s philosophical statesmanship? How does it combine qualities of both intellect and character? This seminar will focus on Lincoln as a Philosopher and Statesmanship. 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…

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One-Day Seminar: Lincoln and Union hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & North East Florida Region (Held Online)

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

The election of Lincoln led to several slave states seceding from the Union before his inauguration. Lincoln’s response in his first inaugural speech was to affirm the principles upon which he was elected, but also seek to find common ground with the South to avert war. This seminar will discuss Lincoln’s work in preserving the Union. This program will be conducted as a Socratic discussion, utilizing primary source documents as the only readings (found here), and with the Discussion Leader…

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One-Day Seminar: Civil Rights Leaders and Speeches hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & West Central Florida Region (Held Online)

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

Dig deeply into the ideas of the Civil Rights Movement through the words of some of its greatest thinkers and leaders. Drawing from speeches and writings from across the decades, this Seminar will help you better understand what they meant, their arguments, and how their words were received at the time. 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…

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One-Day Seminar: Civil Rights: The Constitution and Law hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & East Central Florida Region (Held Online)

March 23 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

This seminar will explore civil rights through a variety of Supreme Court 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. All attendees will receive a Letter of Attendance at the end of the seminar.

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

March 31 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 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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April 2021

One-Day Seminar: Frederick Douglass: Statesman hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org & South East Florida Region (Held Online)

April 13 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 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 his statesmanship and speeches. 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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