Register for "Presidential Elections & Campaigns"

4:00 PM CT - 5:20 PM CT, October 6, October 13, October 20, 2020 | *HELD ONLINE

Join teachers for this deep-dive into the politics, law, systems, and norms of elections and campaigns, with a focus on those for the presidency. This thematic seminar will spotlight examples from across American history and will be relevant to both history and government teachers of multiple grade levels.

  • Session 1: "Parties and Elections in the Early Republic" 4:10 PM CT - 5:20 PM CT, October 6, 2020
  • Session 2: "The Campaign of 1860" 4:10 PM CT - 5:20 PM CT, October 13, 2020
  • Session 3: "Progressivism and Modern Campaigning" 4:10 PM CT - 5:20 PM CT, October 20, 2020

All attendees of this free Seminar will be provided with a certificate for continuing education if they attend all three sessions, and digital copies of the agenda and documents reader can be found here. Registrants will be sent WebEx login credentials before each session.


Teaching American History
"It gave me a better understanding of the Founders’ views. They saw that restricting religious liberty is not only wrong; it leads to animosity within society. This year, I will begin both my government class and my class on “Law and Modern Society” with George Washington’s Letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport." — Sean B.