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The Scopes Trial and America’s Multiple Modernities - Online Seminar

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In July of 1925, the Tennessee jury in the Scopes "monkey" trial delivered its verdict, finding high school science teacher John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution. In a larger sense, however, the jury is still out. 

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Elementary, Middle School, High School, Postsecondary


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English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

The Idea of American Exceptionalism: From the Puritans to President Obama - Online Seminar

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A nation set apart, divinely empowered to lead the world—that is how we have seen ourselves since the very beginning. The seventeenth century's "city upon a hill" became, in the eighteenth, a model of liberty for all the world. 

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Middle School, High School, Postsecondary


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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

The Power of Speaking: Rhetoric in American Public Life - Online Seminar

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America would not exist without rhetoric. John Quincy Adams observed that rhetoric is essential to democracy. The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution stand on firm rhetorical foundations, and rhetoric has shaped debate on issues from abolition in the nineteenth century to abortion in the twenty-first.

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Elementary, Middle School, High School, Postsecondary


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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

The Impact of the Cold War on American Society - Online Seminar

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Between 1947 and 1991 the Cold War touched virtually every aspect of life in the United States. At the height of the conflict in the 1950s and 60s, our anxieties magnified the Soviet Union into an enemy so militarily powerful and diabolically sly that it seemed destined to conquer us through invasion or subversion.

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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

The Factory v. the Plantation: Northern and Southern Economies - Online Seminar

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The North was industrial and progressive, the South agricultural and traditional. These differences helped provoke the Civil War. At least that is how it is generally taught.

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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

Teaching Prohibition - Online Seminar

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Prohibition bred glamour — speakeasies, flappers, the Jazz age. Prohibition bred crime — gangsters, smuggling, shoot-outs. It also pitted country folk against city dwellers, Protestants against Catholics, the native-born against immigrants.

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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

Online Seminars

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Live, interactive professional development seminars conducted by leading scholars to improve teacher content knowledge, promote discussion-based instruction, and provide fresh material for use with students.

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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

No Lords, Spiritual or Temporal: The First Great Awakening and the American Revolution - Online Seminar

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Looking back on American independence, John Adams wrote that the Revolution involved a radical change in religious sentiments before it eroded old political loyalties.

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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

Making Sense of Battle: Journalism and Photography of the Civil War - Online Seminar

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During the Civil War, Americans, North and South, were surrounded by death. Battle claimed over 600,000 lives. A similar casualty rate in today's America would result in about 6 million deaths. Just as we would struggle to make sense of such massive tragedy, our countrymen did 150 years ago. 

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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

Jefferson and Slavery - Online Seminar

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In the 1850s, as the nation inched toward civil war, opponents of slavery claimed Thomas Jefferson as an ally, citing his ringing proclamations of inalienable rights. At the same time, proponents of slavery said he was on their side, quoting his views on Negro inferiority and pointing to his failure to free his slaves.

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General Social Studies, U.S. History, State History, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Social Studies

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