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Oct 28, 2015

The final session of the Foundation for Teaching the U.S. Constitution webinar took place on Tuesday, 27 October 2015, with Dr. Gordon Lloyd discussing the final Hearing Question and the challenges that face and are likely to face American Constitutional Democracy in the 21st Century.

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Oct 27, 2015

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Focus

Contrast Lincoln's understanding of the relation between public opinion and political rule with that of Stephen Douglas. What does Douglas mean by "diversity" and how does he use it to attack Lincoln's alleged doctrine of "uniformity"?...


We The People webinar session 5

Oct 21, 2015

Join Dr. Gordon Lloyd and a national audience of teachers for the fifth session in TAH.org and the Center for Civic Education's six-part webinar series, We The People: A Foundation for Teaching the Constitution.

 

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We The People Webinar: Session 4

Oct 20, 2015

13 October 2015 saw the 4th session of the joint webinar series between TAH.org and the Center for Civic Education's We the People program, hosted by Dr. Gordon Lloyd. This session focused on the State Hearing questions from Unit 4, which leads off with "How have the values and principles embodied in the Constitution...


Oct 20, 2015

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/presidential-academy/Session+15+Guelzo.mp3

Focus

What does Stephen Douglas mean by "popular sovereignty"? Why does Lincoln view the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 as a reversal of American policy towards domestic slavery? How does "indifference" about the spread of slavery amount to...