World War I
This seminar examines the American experience of World War I. The readings will allow participants to discuss how the rhetoric of making “the world safe for democracy” and the realities of fighting the war influenced the female suffrage and African American civil rights movements, daily life, civil liberties, and foreign policy.
This program will be conducted as a 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.