The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

8.2.17
Teaching the Reconstruction Era
California-Northern

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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

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Course Type:
Seminar
Event Fee:
$470.00
Registration Fee:
$30.00

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.

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
  • Examine other case histories and the writing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Receive a free copy of The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

Recommended for 6-12th grade U.S. history, world history, or humanities teachers.

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
Bishop O’Dowd High School
9500 Stearns Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605
8.2.17 - 8.4.17
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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