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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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One-Day Seminar: The American Revolution, hosted by Great Hearts Academy (Phoenix, AZ)

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This Seminar will focus on the causes, progress, and meaning of the American Revolution, with consideration of global perspectives in order to help contextualize the Revolution alongside other events of the times. Access program materials here, and all registrants will be sent paper copies of the agenda and reader. Lunch will be provided. REGISTER HERE

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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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March 2020

One-Day Seminar: Cold War Foreign Policy, hosted by Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ)

March 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study American foreign policy during the Cold War, from the beginning of the conflict through Vietnam. This program, conducted as a discussion-based seminar, will be based on a set of primary source readings, sent to all registrants in advance of the program. A continuing education certificate and lunch will be provided free of charge. PDF versions of the reader and agenda can be found here, after early February. REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: Documents & Debates – The Civil Rights Acts of 1964

March 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Study in-depth the context around, debate over, and impact of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, with a special focus on the debate around the Act itself. This Seminar will rely entirely on a set of original documents, sent in paper copy to all registrants in advance of the program. Digital copies will be available here after mid-February 2020. REGISTER HERE

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May 2020

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

May 1, 2020 @ 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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