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August 2019

Documents and Debates Seminar: A War for Union or Abolition? hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

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

States' rights or slavery? Preservation of the Union or abolition? The debate over the 'true' causes of the Civil War is still alive among historians and many Americans. A Documents and Debates Seminar consists of two sessions of background study, rooted in original sources, and a final session drawn from one of our two¬†Documents and Debates¬†collections, through which teachers can re-engage in the debates had in this tumultuous period of American History. All registrants will be provided with a paper…

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September 2019

One-Day Seminar: Documents & Debates – Revolution, Citizenship, and Self-Government, hosted by the Arizona Department of Education (Phoenix, AZ)

September 20 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

  What did Americans of the Revolutionary Era see as the purpose of government, and its proper role in the life of the individual? How did they define and understand citizenship and its rights and responsibilities? And how did these beliefs leads to the decision to split with England, and form a new government? Explore these questions through a set of documents and questions that will together frame the issue as the debate it was at the time. Download volume…

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October 2019

Documents and Debates Seminar: Reconstructing the South, hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

October 29 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Take a deep dive into the debate that shaped Reconstruction after the Civil War, using a collection of documents that represent the major issues, parties, and positions from the times. A Documents and Debates Seminar consists of two sessions of background study, rooted in original sources, and a final session drawn from one of our two Documents and Debates collections, through which teachers can re-engage in the debates had in this tumultuous period of American History. All registrants will be…

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December 2019

One-Day Seminar: Documents & Debates – Urban Growth and the Pullman Strike, hosted by the Arizona Department of Education (Phoenix, AZ)

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

The 1894 Pullman Strike was a turning point in American labor law, and heralded a permanent change in the relations between workers and management in the private sector, as well as helping to usher in what would become a new era in government regulation of labor and business. Taken alongside the era's historic immigration and rapid urbanization, it is a perfect viewpoint on the times and the issues that helped to define them. Explore these questions through a set of…

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