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American Founding and The Electoral College

This seminar will focus on how the Founding Fathers sought to formalize their ideas of limited government, a new vision of federalism, and balance between democratic and republican, ideals all while seeking compromise and consensus between a diverse collection of geographic, economic and ideological factions and viewpoints. This seminar will consist of three discussion sessions based entirely on primary documents, facilitated by a university scholar.

This program will be conducted as a Socratic discussion, utilizing primary source documents as the only readings, and with the Discussion Leader facilitating the conversation, instead of lecturing or presenting. Registrants, therefore, are highly encouraged to read all the documents in advance and come ready with questions. Teachers will receive a Letter of Attendance at the conclusion of the seminar.


October 23, 2023 -
October 23, 2023
8:30 AM EDT
2:15 PM EDT
Hazard, KY
Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative - KVEC
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