Founding Fathers:

Boston – Philadelphia

June 6-13, 2021

(Leaving Sunday June 7th on a RED EYE flight)

From Samuel Adams’ republicanism to Benjamin Franklin’s diplomacy: an intellectual and geographical journey from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania.

Eligible to Apply: All 3 grade levels: elementary, junior high, high school (5th, 8th, High School US History)

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019

Founding Generations, Founding Principles:

Mid-Atlantic America

June 6-13

This seminar will explore the founding generations and founding principles of the United States as seen through the lenses of religion, ethnicity, and slavery in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The Field Study will take place in Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. It will communicate an understanding that the Mid-Atlantic can be considered one region in the colonial, Revolutionary, and early national periods. That region in these eras was characterized by religious and ethnic diversity, as well as complicated attitudes and practices in relation to race and slavery.

Eligible to Apply: 5Th grade & junior high US history teachers

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019

Civil War to Civil Rights:

South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama

June 14-21

Understanding Civil Rights in American History. From Civil War to Civil Rights; the rights of citizens to political, economic, and social freedom with equality for ALL with a focus on the African American struggle

Eligible to Apply: All 3 grade levels: elementary, junior high, high school (5th, 8th, High School US History)

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019