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May 2020

One-Day Seminar: Political Parties and Campaigns, hosted by the Arizona Department of Education (Phoenix, AZ)

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

A timely study of the organization, goals, activities, and impact of political parties as related to election campaigns, with examples from throughout American History. This Seminar will be perfect for American History and American Government teachers, given the inclusion of historical examples within this political science theme. All participants will be sent paper copies of the reader and agenda in advance, and digital copies of both will be available here after 1 April 2020. REGISTER HERE

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June 2020

One-Day Seminar: America’s Birth and the Early Republic hosted by ADE (Phoenix, AZ)

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the Colonial Era through the first presidential administrations under the Constitution, entirely through primary source documents and Socratic discussion. This survey is tailored for 5th grade teachers and their work to teach students about American history. Although created for 5th grade teachers, the content addressed in this Seminar will be useful to any teacher of American history, especially new teachers seeking to build a firm foundation of knowledge on original documents. Lunch will be provided at this free program,…

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One-Day Seminar: Westward Expansion Through the Civil War hosted by ADE (Phoenix, AZ)

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the era of Westward Expansion through the Civil War, entirely through primary source documents and Socratic discussion. This survey is tailored for 5th grade teachers and their work to teach students about American history. Although created for 5th grade teachers, the content addressed in this Seminar will be useful to any teacher of American history, especially new teachers seeking to build a firm foundation of knowledge on original documents. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well…

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One-Day Seminar: Reconstruction, Industrialization, and the Progressives hosted by ADE (Phoenix, AZ)

June 10 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the era of Reconstruction through the Progressive Era, entirely through primary source documents and Socratic discussion. This survey is tailored for 5th grade teachers and their work to teach students about American history. Although created for 5th grade teachers, the content addressed in this Seminar will be useful to any teacher of American history, especially new teachers seeking to build a firm foundation of knowledge on original documents. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as…

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August 2020

One-Day Seminar: “Political Parties and Campaigns” hosted by the Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Study American electoral and campaign politics, law, and traditions over time through a series of original documents, and explored through Socratic conversation. This timely program will be relevant to any teacher of American History, Government, or Civics, in that it will delve into enduring political trends and systems as expressed at various points in American history. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will receive a copy of the…

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October 2020

One-Day Seminar: “Westward Expansion” hosted by the Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

October 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Study the era of pre-Civil War Westward Expansion, with a focus on the Mexican-American War, and how American society, culture, and politics evolved as the country grew demographically and geographically. 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 register.

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January 2021

One-Day Seminar: Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

January 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the origins, original understanding of, and current applications of the civil liberties protected in the Bill of Rights. 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 December 2020. Click here to register.

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March 2021

One-Day Seminar: Women in American History and Politics hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

March 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study the role and impact of the actions and ideas of women in American history and politics through three important eras: at the Founding; during the fight for Abolition; and during the post-WW2 Civil Rights Movement. 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 February 2021. Click here to…

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