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June 2019

One-Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Hays CISD (Austin, TX area)

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation, with a special focus on how slavery was debated and dealt with by the Founders. All registered teachers will receive a hard copy of the reader about a month before this free program, and lunch will be included. REGISTER HERE Download PDF copies of program materials here.

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July 2019

One Day Seminar: The American Founding, hosted by Del Valle School District (Austin area)

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This seminar will examine the principles of the American Revolution and how they came to define the structure of the American Constitution for the Founding generation. Special focus will be placed on core American political ideals and systems, and the question of how to reconcile these with the institution of slavery.¬†All registrations will be provided with a reader of original documents, sent to them by mail in advance of the program. Access program materials here after 1 June 2019. All…

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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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November 2019

One-Day Seminar: The Politics of the Roaring 20s

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 July…

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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

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 as seminars, with one of our faculty acting as Discussion Leader, and all participants provided an equal say in the discussion.…

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