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November 2020

One-Day Seminar: The American Founding hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

November 5 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

This seminar offers an overview of the principles of the American Founding and the documents that embody them, especially the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution. These principles will be illuminated through a close study of the events of the American Revolution and the debates on the ratification of the Constitution. 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: The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement hosted by Teaching American History

November 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on November 24, 2020 at 3:30 pm

A three-session Online Seminar Series about the ideas, words, and leaders of the 20th Century American Civil Rights Movement. Session 1: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 10, 2020 Session 2: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 17, 2020 Session 3: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 24, 2020 All attendees of this free Seminar will…

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One-Day Seminar: The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement hosted by Teaching American History

November 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on November 17, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on November 24, 2020 at 3:30 pm

A three-session Online Seminar Series about the ideas, words, and leaders of the 20th Century American Civil Rights Movement. Session 1: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 10, 2020 Session 2: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 17, 2020 Session 3: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 24, 2020 All attendees of this free Seminar will…

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One-Day Seminar: The Federalist Papers and the Constitution hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

November 18 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

According to Federalist 57, the “aim of every political Constitution is or ought to be first to obtain for rulers, men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue the common good of the society; and in the next place, to take the most effectual precautions for keeping them virtuous, while they continue to hold their public trust.” We all know how the Constitution is supposed to keep government from threatening our safety and freedom – the…

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One-Day Seminar: The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement hosted by Teaching American History

November 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on November 17, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on November 24, 2020 at 3:30 pm

A three-session Online Seminar Series about the ideas, words, and leaders of the 20th Century American Civil Rights Movement. Session 1: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 10, 2020 Session 2: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 17, 2020 Session 3: "The 20th Century Civil Rights Movement" 3:30 PM PT - 4:45 PM PT, November 24, 2020 All attendees of this free Seminar will…

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December 2020

One-Day Seminar: The Bill of Rights hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

December 1 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

How does the Bill of Rights contribute to limited government? What rights are protected by the amendments? What are the arguments for and against the inclusion of a Bill of Rights? How does the structure of the federal government address the need for a Bill of Rights? According to Hamilton, why are bills of rights both unnecessary and dangerous? In endorsing the Bill of Rights, how does Madison respond to those charges? This program will be conducted as a Socratic…

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One-Day Seminar: Competing Visions: Madison and Hamilton hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org (Held Online)

December 10 @ 2:55 pm - 6:30 pm

James Madison and Alexander Hamilton were allies as authors of the federalist Papers, and yet their views on how the new government should function and what it should do grew increasingly different, and opposed, as time passed. This program explores their similarities and differences about how the Constitution should be interpreted and implemented, what powers the new government and its officials should wield. Both history and government teachers will find useful documents, questions and ideas in this program. This program…

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