The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

7.18.17
The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy
New York

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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

Details
Course Type:
Seminar
Event Fee:
$520.00
Registration Fee:
$40.00

How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? We will explore this significant period  in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.

Recommended for 6-12th grade U.S. history, world history, humanities, or English language arts teachers committed to implementing a four-week Facing History unit. 

 

In this seminar you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
  • Explore themes such as historical memory, justice, and civic participation in a democracy
  • Receive a free copy of The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

After this seminar you will:

  • Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost

Space is limited; registration does not guarantee admission. You may be contacted by a Facing History staff member to discuss your application. Scholarships are available.

CTLE hours available for New York State teachers

National Archives
One Bowling Green
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10004
7.18.17 - 7.21.17
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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