Looking for classroom-ready tools to teach your students about the Founding principles of Liberty, Separation of Powers, Limited Government, and Federalism? Join the Bill of Rights Institute for a free one-day workshop which will provide you with easy-to-implement resources to bring these concepts alive.
This workshop is for secondary U.S. History, Government, Civics, and Social Studies teachers and will help meet numerous Common Core state standards.
- Program Location:
The Law Offices of Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP located at 155 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA 02210
- The seminar begins at 8:00 AM with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 3:00 PM.
- Analyze the Founders’ efforts to create a limited national government that would correct the problems resulting from the Articles of Confederation.
- Understand James Madison’s view of federal power and his reasons for vetoing the “Bonus Bill.”
- Analyze ways that Theodore Roosevelt used the presidency as a “Bully Pulpit.”
- Contrast and evaluate the stated goals of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan regarding the proper scope of federal power.
- Receive a FREE copy of one of our most popular resources, Presidents and the Constitution, Volume 1.
- Explore resources to conduct document-based lessons on the presidency.
- Discuss primary source documents and historically-based, expert methods to address these topics.
This seminar is made possible by the generous support of the Filene Foundation.