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USS Midway Museum

October 2019

One-Day Seminar: Congress and Relations with the Executive Branch, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

October 18 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Learn about the evolution of Congressional-Executive relations in this documents-based Seminar, hosted by the USS Midway Museum. 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. All teachers will be provided with digital and physical copies of the agenda and reader, as well as lunch and a certificate…

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November 2019

One-Day Seminar: George Washington’s Impact on American Foreign Policy, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

November 22 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Gilbert Stuart. George Washington, 1797. Public domain. Learn about the foundations of American foreign policy, and how they have played out and been challenged since the earliest years of the republic. Special emphasis will be put on George Washington's Farewell Address, and the message he conveyed in it about America's place in the world and relations with other countries, and how leaders since his time have understood his ideas. Teachers will be provided with a digital and physical copy of…

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January 2020

One-Day Seminar: FDR and World War 2, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

January 24, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

Conference of the Big Three at Yalta makes final plans for the defeat of Germany. Here the "Big Three" sit on the patio together, Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Premier Josef Stalin. February 1945. (Army)Exact Date Shot UnknownNARA FILE #: 111-SC-260486WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 750 The first in TAH's 2020 slate of seminars on board the USS Midway, this program will focus on FDR's management of the war at home and abroad, with consideration…

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February 2020

One-Day Seminar: Origins of the Cold War, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

February 28, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

Study the origins of the Cold War through a collection of original documents, beginning with the foundations of U.S.-Soviet friction before, during, and immediately after World War 2. All attendees of this free Seminar will be provided with lunch, a certificate for continuing education and digital and paper copies of the agenda and documents reader. This program will also include a special tour of the USS Midway, conducted before the museum opens to the public. Access digital copies of program…

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April 2020

One-Day Seminar: LBJ and Vietnam, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

April 3, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

How did the United States get involved in the conflict in Vietnam? When did this involvement escalate, and for what reasons? How did LBJ - who became president after JFK's assassination and had spent most of his political career focusing on social issues - react to these events and shape them? Dig deeply into these questions and others using a diverse set of original documents, including previously-classified internal White House meeting minutes and Defense Department memos. All attendees of this…

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May 2020

One-Day Seminar: Civil Rights: Constitution and Law, hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

May 15, 2020 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Study the legal and constitutional evolution of civil rights in America since the Civil War in this thematic Seminar. How did the legal dimensions of this issue shape society, and how did changing social views shape law and Americans’ understanding of the Constitution and its amendments? This primary source-based Seminar will help American History, Government, and Civics teachers gain a better understanding of these issues, across over a century of law and politics. All attendees of this free Seminar will…

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