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September 2019

One-Day Seminar: Documents and Debates – The Mexican-American War, hosted by Hays CISD (Austin area)

September 10 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join Texas teachers to study the causes of and context around the Mexican-American War, with a special focus on the debates that took place between expansion-minded Democrats and their political opponents over President Polk's justification for war - opponents that included first-term member of the House, Abraham Lincoln. Lunch and a certificate for continuing education will be provided, as well as both digital and physical copies of the readings. Access digital copies of program materials here after late July 2019.…

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One-Day Seminar: Slavery and the Constitution, hosted by St. Thomas High School (Houston, TX)

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Study deeply the problem of slavery within the context of the Constitutional Convention, the Constitution itself, and other seminal American political documents. Was the Constitution, as written, a pro- or anti-slavery document? What it neither? Study the ideas of those who shaped the Constitution, and those who interpreted it during the first half of the 19th Century, and come to your own conclusion. Access digital copies of program materials here. Paper copies will be mailed in late August to all…

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November 2019

One-Day Seminar: The Politics of the Roaring 20s, hosted by Hays CISD (Austin area)

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

  Study the politics and political economy of the Roaring 20s - when women were able to vote again in federal elections, alcohol was banned by constitutional amendment, the economy boomed, Americans questioned their country's role in international security affairs, and ending with the great market crash that heralded the Great Depression. Lunch and a certificate for continuing education will be provided, as well as both digital and physical copies of the readings. Access digital copies of program materials¬†here¬†after late…

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February 2020

One-Day Seminar: Reform Movements – 1790-1850, hosted by Hays CISD (Austin area, TX)

February 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

J. & R. Lamb Studios, Designer. Design drawing for stained glass window with the Holy Spirit. , None. Library of Congress, 2016676402.Study social and religious reform movements from the first decades of the American experiment in self-government. Ranging from 1790-1850, this program will spotlight documents from a variety of reformers and reform movements. All registrants will be provided a documents reader of primary sources, a certificate for continuing education, and lunch at this free program. All TAH.org programs are conducted…

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