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December 2019

James Madison and the American Founding

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - December 15 @ 12:00 pm
Virginia United States

Teaching American History is proud to continue offering multi-day colloquia for social studies teachers. These weekend programs allow teachers of American history and government to explore the themes of liberty and responsibility throughout America’s history and constitutional tradition. The program will be held at the James Madison’s Montpelier in beautiful Orange, Virginia. Participants must plan to arrive before 6:30pm on Friday, December 13; departure will be after 12:00pm on Sunday, December 15. Participation is based on a competitive application process…

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March 2020

One-Day Seminar: “Civil Disobedience in American History” hosted by Roanoke County Schools (Roanoke, VA)

March 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virginia United States

The discussion in this seminar will focus on how women and people of color have exercised their First Amendment rights of speech, petition and assembly to protest the status quo and push for civil and political equality. The discussion will also include Supreme Court decisions that impact the civil and political equality of women and people of color. Participants will receive a reading packet of primary source documents in electronic and hard copy to prepare for an engaging discussion led…

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April 2020

One-Day Seminar: “Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson and the Progressives” hosted by Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum (Staunton, VA)

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virginia United States

Progressive political theory was a driving force behind the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Both men defined progressivism in their own way but both men wished to use the presidency to intervene in American life in ways not previously imagined. Join us in a conversation about the ideas, proposals and legacies of the Roosevelt and Wilson administrations. Each participant will receive a reading packet of primary sources, free lunch, and a tour of the Wilson home and museum.…

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