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August 2019

One-Day Seminar: Populism and Progressives hosted by the Heinz History Center (Pittsburgh, PA)

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Discussion Leader: Jason Jividen Registration: 8:00 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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October 2019

One-Day Seminar: Origins of the Cold War hosted by IU3 (Homestead, PA)

October 7 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

How did the alliances of World War 2 break down, and so quickly, after 1945? How close were these alliances in the first place, and what differences existed between the United States and the Soviet Union that acted as wedges between these two states and their respective allies? This seminar focuses on the ideas, events, and people – as expressed in key documents – of the years immediately after the end of World War 2, and how the Cold War…

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One-Day Seminar: Landmark Supreme Court Cases hosted by Carlisle Area Schools (Carlisle, PA)

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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 cases that focus on the Constitution and…

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One-Day Seminar: The Great Triumvirate – Calhoun, Clay, and Webster hosted by FFVF (Valley Forge, PA)

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

This seminar will focus on the political thought and statesmanship of Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Collectively known as the “Great Triumvirate” because of their dominance of the American political system for nearly half a century. These three men helped to shape and define the American conception of equality and liberty during the antebellum era. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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December 2019

One-Day Seminar: Competing Visions – Madison and Hamilton hosted by Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge (Valley Forge, PA)

December 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

James Madison and Alexander Hamilton were allies as authors of the Federalist Papers, and yet their views on how the new government should function and what it should do grew increasingly different, and opposed, as time passed. This program explores their similarities and differences about how the Constitution should be interpreted and implemented, what powers the new government and its officials should wield, and how these positions shaped the early party system and have, in fact, impacted American political thought…

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March 2020

One-Day Seminar: US and the Vietnam War hosted by IU3 (Homestead, PA)

March 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 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. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: Vietnam War hosted by Carlisle Area Schools (Carlisle, PA)

March 28, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 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. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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April 2020

One-Day Seminar: Robber Barons or Captains of Industry hosted by Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge (Valley Forge, PA)

April 8, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Revisit the Gilded Age, or Age of Enterprise as some call it and read deeply about the ideas, actions, and legacies of the leading political and industrial figures of the times, exploring the question of whether these people are properly portrayed as either ‘Robber Barons’ or ‘Captains of Industry’–or, perhaps, something of both. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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