Constitutional Workshop

Documents of Freedom: A Tradition of Rights

Boston, MA
October 14, 2014

The Bill of Rights Institute is hosting a free one-day workshop entitled Documents of Freedom: A Tradition of Rights.

At this free one-day seminar, you will discover resources to help engage your students with the Constitution, the Federalist Papers, the Anti-Federalist Papers and Madison’s Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention.

We will provide you with easy-to-implement resources to bring these concepts alive, as well as provide new methods to teach these topics to your students as we explore our new and totally digital resource, Documents of Freedom.

This workshop is for U.S. History, Government, Economics, Civics and Social Studies teachers and will help meet numerous state standards.

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Program Details:

  • Program Location: The law offices of Nutter, Mcclennen, & Fish | 155 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA 02210 – map it
  • Parking is available in nearby parking garages
  • Participants may also choose to use the T. The law offices are located on the Silver Line at the World Trade Center stop.
  • The workshop begins at 8:00 A.M. with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 3:00 P.M.
  • Teachers should dress in business casual for the day.

Participants will:

  • Use student-friendly activities to analyze primary sources including the Federalist Papers, the Anti-Federalist Papers, and Madison’s Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention
  • Participate in engaging lessons that will help your students analyze these Founding documents.
  • Analyze real-world scenarios and Supreme Court cases that illustrate the enduring significance of the Bill of Rights and its limits on government.
  • Be awarded a Professional Development certificate for 6 seat hours.

For questions, please contact Laura Vlk at: or at 703-894-1776, ext. 20.

This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Filene Foundation