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.
- This program will be held at the Law offices of Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP located at 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA. There will be signs in the lobby directing you the training room.
- Getting to the Workshop/Parking – the offices are located near the World Trade Center stop of the T public transit stop. If you choose to drive to the workshop, there are three outdoor parking lots near the building that charge approximately $15 to park for the day. The nearby Seaport Parking Garage charges approximately $20 to park for the day.
- A map of the workshop location can be found here
- The seminar begins at 8:00 AM with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 3:00 PM.
- Business Casual dress is required
- 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.