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February 2020

One-Day Seminar: African American History hosted by Miami Dade College North (Miami, FL)

February 1 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Florida FL United States

Frederick Douglass, 1879. Public domain, from the National Archives. NAID 558770. This seminar will consider the contributions of African Americans during the Progressives era as social reformers, their cultural impacts on music, literature and art as well as their influences in politics and law. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: Hamilton hosted by Palm Beach County School District (West Palm Beach, FL)

February 8 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Florida FL United States

John Trumbull. Alexander Hamilton, 1805. Oil on canvas. Public domain, from the Google Cultural Institute. This seminar will examine the impact of Alexander Hamilton on the creation of the American republic. Hamilton is frequently described as the father of Wall Street and an elitist who defended the interests of the “one percent” while holding little regard for the “common man.” In the view of others, he was the personification of a rags to riches story–an immigrant genius who set the…

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One-Day Seminar: Presidents and Political Parties hosted by Volusia County Schools (Deltona, FL)

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Florida FL United States

The U.S. Constitution makes no mention of political parties, yet parties began to form shortly after its ratification. Today, it is hard to see how American democracy would work without them. At the same time, parties formed as decentralized political associations that engaged the attention of ordinary citizens and help residents accountable to local constituencies. But as the power of the presidency (and the federal government) grew, parties shifted their attention from building political support in the states and localities…

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March 2020

One-Day Seminar: Supreme Court Cases That Changed America hosted by Volusia County Schools (Port Orange, FL)

March 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Florida FL United States

Supreme Court Pediment, Architect of the Capitol. Learn about some of the most important Supreme Court cases from throughout American history: how they came to be, how they were decided, and how they impacted their times and America since they were decided. This seminar will be relevant to any teachers of American History, Government, or Civics courses, especially at the high school and middle school levels. While many Supreme Court cases have shaped American policies and history, this seminar explores…

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