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April 2019

Webinar – 1944 State of the Union – Documents in Detail

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Focus Document 1944 State of the Union Address, Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944 Complementary Documents First Inaugural Address, FDR, 1933 Second Inaugural Address, FDR, 1937 Scholars Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. Eric Pullin, Carthage College Dr. Alonzo Hamby, Professor Emeritus, Ohio University

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One Day Seminar: Social Reform – 1790 to 1850, hosted by Broken Arrow Schools (Tulsa, OK)

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join teachers from the region to study the various social reform movements that shaped and shook American culture, society, and politics during the era of pre-Civil War expansion. Readings and discussions will address the evolving political and social impact of the American Revolution, the influence of religion in American society, and the growing Abolition movement into the middle decades of the 19th Century. All teachers will be provided with a primary source reading packet in advance of the program, and…

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May 2019

Webinar – The Great Society vs. Modern Conservatism – Great American Debates

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Lyndon Johnson’s ‘Great Society’ package of programs, seen by many as a logical extension of New Deal and Progressive policies, shaped a great deal of the late 20th Century domestic political landscape in America. It also could be said to have given birth to its opposition, in the form of modern American conservatism. Suggested Readings Documents and Debates, Vol. 2: TBA Scholars Christopher Burkett, Ashland University

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Webinar – Great Society Speech – Documents in Detail

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Focus Document “Great Society” Speech, Lyndon Johnson, 1964 Complementary Documents Special Message to Congress Proposing a Nationwide War on the Sources of Poverty, Lyndon Johnson, 1964 “A Time for Choosing,” Ronald Reagan, 1964 Scholars Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. Greg Schneider, Emporia State University Dr. Abbylin Sellers, Azusa Pacific University

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One-Day Seminar: The Constitution and Limited Government, hosted by Kern School District (Bakersfield, CA)

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join teachers from Central and Southern California in Bakersfield on 20 May to study the Constitution and Limited Government. All registrants will be provided a documents reader of primary sources, a certificate for continuing education, and lunch at this free program. All TAH.org programs are conducted as seminars, with one of our faculty acting as Discussion Leader, and all participants provided an equal say in the discussion. Neither a lesson, lecture, nor presentation, this is an opportunity to meet with…

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June 2019

One-Day Seminar: The Constitution and Limited Government (hosted by Boerne ISD, San Antonio area)

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Virtually any written framework for government can serve as a limit on that government’s powers and reach, by virtue of listing and describing its powers. The United States Constitution and Bill of Rights is unique because of the extent to which, and specificity by which, these two foundational documents explicitly limit the powers of the national government, delegating powers to both the states and individuals. This Seminar will provide an opportunity to study the American idea of limited government, our…

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One Day Seminar: The Constitutional Convention hosted by Pepperdine West LA Campus (Los Angeles, CA)

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

TAH.org and Pepperdine University are partnering to bring another One Day Seminar to California teachers, this time about the Constitutional Convention - the ideas, politics, people, challenges and legacy of the Summer of 1787. Teachers will be provided with a reader of original documents drawn from TAH.org's Constitutional Convention collection, lunch, and a certificate for professional development time. Digital copies of the agenda and documents reader will be available here after 1 April. REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: The Constitution and Limited Government, hosted by Denton Schools (Dallas area, TX)

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join teachers from across Texas to study the Constitution and Limited Government. All registrants will be provided a documents reader of primary sources, a certificate for continuing education, and lunch at this free program. All TAH.org programs are conducted as seminars, with one of our faculty acting as Discussion Leader, and all participants provided an equal say in the discussion. Neither a lesson, lecture, nor presentation, this is an opportunity to meet with a diverse group of American History and…

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One-Day Seminar: TR, Wilson, and the Progressive Reformers, hosted by Denton Schools (Dallas area, TX)

June 12 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

What is the place of Progressivism in the American reform tradition? How did the Progressive Presidents Roosevelt and Wilson exert their Executive Office to influence reforms in America and to what extent did those measures modernize America? This seminar explores the political and social reforms enacted by Presidents Roosevelt and Wilson. All registered teachers will receive a hard copy of the reader about a month before this free program, and lunch will be included. TAH.org is a Texas state-approved provider…

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One-Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Hays CISD (Austin, TX area)

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation, with a special focus on how slavery was debated and dealt with by the Founders. All registered teachers will receive a hard copy of the reader about a month before this free program, and lunch will be included. REGISTER HERE Download PDF copies of program materials after 1 March here.

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July 2019

One Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Lodi Unified School District (Lodi, CA)

July 25 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation. Special focus will be placed on core American political ideals and systems, and the question of how to reconcile these with the institution of slavery. All registrations will be provided with a reader of original documents, sent to them by mail in advance of the program. You can access digital copies of the materials here…

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One Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Del Valle School District (Austin area)

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation. Special focus will be placed on core American political ideals and systems, and the question of how to reconcile these with the institution of slavery. All registrations will be provided with a reader of original documents, sent to them by mail in advance of the program. Access program materials here after 1 June 2019. All…

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August 2019

One Day Seminar: The Presidency of George Washington, hosted by the Missouri Humanities Council (Kansas City, MO)

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join teachers from across Missouri at the first Seminar in a partner series between TAH and the Missouri Humanities Council. This Seminar will focus on the presidency of George Washington, and how our first president established the office, dealt with challenges of governance and growing political parties, and set precedents that have lasted into our times. Lunch will be provided; a certificate for continuing education will be provided to all who attend; and a printed copy of the documents reader…

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