Students probe the history of the United States from 1830 to 1865. Using primary sources, readings, and lessons, students consider the experiences of people in the United States as well as the issues driving the political confrontation over slavery and the meaning of liberty.
The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty: A Choices Program and American Antiquarian Society Workshop
This is a hands-on workshop. Participants will explore the Choices Program’s The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty unit (provided) and be immersed in lessons from it. Participants will also hear from AAS staff about their teaching resources related to this time period and have the opportunity to work directly with original primary source materials from the Society’s collections.Co-sponsored and hosted by the American Antiquarian Society
Cost: $50. The registration fee includes the print format and a one-year Digital Editions license for The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty. Lunch and a certificate of attendance are also provided.
Pre-registration is required.
Early registration is recommended.
This interactive workshop is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.
“Informative, interesting, and helpful.”
– Fred T., History Teacher, Florida