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December 2019

One-Day Seminar: Missouri, Dred Scott, and the Coming of the Civil War, hosted by Canyons School District (Salt Lake City area, UT)

December 13 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Louis Schultze. Dred Scott, 1888. Public domain, from the Missouri Historical Society. Of the many direct and contributing causes of the Civil War, two stand near the top of the list that brought slavery - the most essential cause - to the forefront of American politics, life, and debate. Dig deeply into how Missouri statehood and the infamous┬áDred Scott court case did so much to set the stage for the political fracturing that took place in the late 1850s and…

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February 2020

One-Day Seminar: FDR & WW2, hosted by the Canyons School District (Salt Lake City area, UT)

February 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Study in depth the war policy and decision-making of FDR and his administration, through a collection of primary source documents, in a Socratic discussion format. Lunch and a certificate for continuing education will be provided at this free program. Access digital copies of program materials here after 1 JAN 20; all registrants will be mailed paper copies in advance of the program. REGISTER HERE

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One-Day Seminar: “Slavery and the Constitution” hosted by Alpine School District (Salt Lake City, UT)

February 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

To what extent did the Founders imbue the Constitution with protections for, or structures that stood against the institution of slavery? Was, at its core, the Constitution an anti-slavery document, as Frederick Douglass saw it, or the means to forever enshrine the slavery in American society and government? Study in depth these questions and more through a diverse collection of original documents in a seminar setting. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for…

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April 2020

One-Day Seminar: The Civil Rights Act of 1964, hosted by Canyons School District (Salt Lake City area, UT)

April 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Study the context around, ideas of, and debate over the Civil Rights Act of 1964, through primary sources and discussion. Lunch and a certificate for continuing education will be provided at this free program. Access digital copies of program materials here after 12 MAR 20; all registrants will be mailed paper copies in advance of the program. REGISTER HERE

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