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October 2020

One-Day Seminar: Presidents and Political Parties hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

October 2 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Study the evolving relations between and respective power of political parties and the president as an individual. This Seminar will look at three eras in American History: the Founding; the mid-19th Century; and the Progressive Era. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader, on paper, in advance of the program; and digital copies will be available here after early September 2020. Click here to…

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November 2020

One-Day Seminar: The Constitution and the Federalist Papers hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

November 13 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Study the relationship between the Constitution and the Federalist Papers, and how the latter helped to win the argument for ratification of the former, as well as how the Federalist Papers have been used as a means of understanding the ideas behind and with the United States Constitution. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader, on paper, in advance of the program;…

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January 2021

One-Day Seminar: Women in American History and Politics hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

January 29, 2021 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Study the role of women in American history and politics through three eras as case studies: at the Founding; during the Abolition Movement; and during the mid-20th Century Civil Rights Movement. Read from and discuss a selection of speeches, letters, and essays from women thinkers and leaders. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader, on paper, in advance of the program; and digital…

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February 2021

One-Day Seminar: The Cold War in the 1950s hosted by USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

February 26, 2021 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

How did the Cold War shape domestic and foreign policy, and American society during the 1950s? Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the reader, on paper, in advance of the program; and digital copies will be available here after early January 2021. Click here to register.

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April 2021

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

April 9, 2021 @ 7:45 am - 2:15 pm

Lyndon Johnson took office in the wake of JFK’s assassination, and had focused much of his political career on social issues. The growing problem of American involvement in Vietnam, as well as established foreign policy, however, demanded his attention and efforts. Study LBJ’s understanding of the Vietnam War, as well as how his policy toward it evolved over time, and how it was understood by others, including the American public. This Seminar will be conducted using only primary sources, and…

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May 2021

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

May 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the ideas and impact of the greatest Civil Rights leaders through their speeches and letters, beginning in the era of Reconstruction and moving through the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th Century. This Seminar is relevant to American History and Government teachers, as well as English teachers who’d like to incorporate more informational and rhetoric-heavy texts into their course readings. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will…

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