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Teaching American History: The Founding and Electoral College
Saturday, April 09, 2022, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Category: Trainings/Workshops

Teaching American History: The Founding and Electoral College

April 9, 2022, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST

Location TBA.

Learn how the Founding Fathers sought to formalize ideas of limited government, a new vision of federalism, and balance between Democratic and Republican ideals. Understand their journey to seek compromise and consensus between a diverse collection of geographic, economic, and ideological factions and viewpoints. This seminar will be conducted as a Socratic discussion, utilizing primary source documents and facilitated conversation. Registrants are highly encouraged to read the documents in advance (readings will be provided prior to the seminar. Come ready with questions. Grades 6-12. 3.5 hours PD credit. FREE.

This seminar is brought to KHS by Teaching American History. TAH supports U.S. history, government, and civics teachers with document-based seminars, online and in print document collections, and other multimedia resources. This seminar will be led by Dr. J. David Alvis, associate professor of political science at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.