Religious Liberty: The American Experiment-
TBD – 2012
The Bill of Rights Institute is hosting a free one-day professional development seminar titled Religious Liberty: The American Experiment. This seminar is for Social Studies teachers, and will be most applicable to grades 8-12. The program will be held in North Carolina in the Spring of 2012, at a date and location to be determined. The seminar begins at 7:30 A.M. with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 2:30 P.M. Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided.
Register today – space is limited!
- Receive a FREE copy of our Religious Liberty: The American Experiment curriculum which explores religious liberty throughout our history
- Explore how historically unprecedented religious diversity in early America led to the shift from “religious toleration” to “religious liberty”.
- Analyze how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution’s protections of religious freedom.
- Discuss historically-based, expert methods to address these topics in your classes.
- Receive a Professional Development certificate for 6 seat hours.
These lessons will help you address the following elements of the North Carolina Standard
12.04 Identify and assess the impact of social, political, and cultural changes in the United States.
1.07 Evaluate the extent to which the Bill of Rights extended the Constitution.
2.01 Identify principles in the United States Constitution.
2.02 Explain how the United States Constitution defines the framework, organization and structure of the three branches of government at the national level.
2.05 Analyze court cases that illustrate that the United States Constitution is the supreme law of the land.
2.06 Analyze court cases that demonstrate how the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights protect the rights of individuals.
2.07 Identify modern controversies related to powers of the federal government that are similar to the debates between Federalists and Anti-Federalists over ratification of the United States Constitution.
6.02 Cite examples of common, criminal, civil, constitutional, administrative, and statutory law.
This seminar is made possible thanks to the generous support of the George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom.
For questions, please contact Marianne Scott at: events@BillofRightsInstitute.org or at 703-894-1776, ext. 20