Race and Civil Rights
The shackle broken - by the genius of freedom [graphic] / lith. (Baltimore, MD. E. Sachse & Co., 1874) Library of Congress. https://lccn.loc.gov/2003690777

Did the 14th Amendment fulfill the promise of the Declaration or was it a new founding?

Join our scholars on a Saturday morning for a moderated conversation about the 14th Amendment and the role it has played in American history.

Teaching American History’s Saturday webinar series provides educators with a chance to participate in a text-based roundtable discussion of American history and politics. For the 2022-2023 season we’ve chosen to highlight controversial topics from America’s past.


  1. 1865 – Black Codes of Mississippi
  2. 1866 – Civil Rights Act
  3. 1866 – Debates on the 14th Amendment
  4. 1873 – Slaughterhouse Cases – majority and Field’s dissent
  5. 1883 – “The United States cannot Remain Half-Slave and Half-Free”


October 1, 2022 -
October 1, 2022
10:30 AM EDT
11:45 AM EDT
Teaching American History
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The Scholars

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ashland University
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty at Boise State University
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty at Mississippi State University