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Programs for Teachers of American History & Government

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Teaching American History programs provide an opportunity to explore themes in American history and self-government through the study of original historical documents. Designed especially for teachers, our programs are offered online, on our campus, and at sites around the country.

Upcoming Programs & Events

One-Day Seminar: Lincoln’s House Divided Speech hosted by KEDC Lexington Middle Grades (Held Online)

May 08, 2021 | 9:55 AM - 11:00 AM |

Lincoln’s House Divided Speech was intended to stop Stephen Douglas’s political rise, especially his growing appeal among Republicans. More Importantly, its purpose was to help... Read more »

One-Day Seminar: Ratification: The New York Story hosted by Teaching American History (Held Online)

May 11, 2021 | 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM |

When the Constitutional Convention ended in September 1787, a widespread period of public debate over the merits of the plan began. This debate took place... Read more »

One-Day Seminar: LBJ and the Vietnam War hosted by Missouri Humanities Council (Held Online)

May 12, 2021 | 4:35 PM - 5:45 PM |

Join teachers in a discussion of the words, ideas, and actions of President Lyndon Johnson in relation to the Vietnam War, all through a curated... Read more »

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