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February 2020

One-Day Seminar: Supreme Court Cases That Changed America hosted by Fayette County Schools (Fayetteville, GA)

February 19 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

While many Supreme Court cases have shaped American policies and history, this seminar explores cases that focus on the Constitution and Federalism, the Constitution and the Commerce Clause and Civil Rights Cases. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access to program materials will be available approximately one month before the program. REGISTER HERE

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March 2020

One-Day Seminar: “The New Deal and the Great Society Compared” hosted by Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools (Savannah, GA)

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The focus of this seminar is a comparison between Franklin’s Roosevelt’s New Deal and Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society programs. Are the approaches of each president rooted in the progressive movement of the early 20th century? What are the similarities between the New Deal and the Great Society? What are some significant differences? 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…

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One-Day Seminar: “Civil War and Reconstruction” hosted by Woodward Academy (College Park, GA)

March 31 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Civil War and Reconstruction was arguably one of the most catastrophic and defining events in American history. For Lincoln, the sole purpose was to preserve the Union. His assassination set in motion a model of Reconstruction that differed from his expressed vision. This seminar will look at the war, broadly defined, the role Emancipation played and its effects on Reconstruction. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will…

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May 2020

One-Day Seminar: “The Causes of the Civil War” hosted by Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools (Savannah, GA)

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This seminar will consist of three 90-minute sessions that discuss the Causes of the Civil War. Particular attention will be paid to the growth and influence of the slave power, abolitionism, sectionalism and the meaning of the war. While this seminar will be of interest to all United States History teachers, the discussion will especially appeal to 8th Grade Social Studies teachers interested in helping their students with the following state standard: SS8H5: Analyze the impact of the Civil War…

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July 2020

One-Day Seminar: The United States and the Vietnam War hosted by Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools (Savannah, GA)

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

An intensive look at the origins and conduct of the Vietnam War. The seminar will examine LBJ’s actions as president and commander in chief resulting in escalation of the war and the eventual collapse of his administration. 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 June 2020. Click…

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