Slavery and the Constitutional Republic
Jan 30, 2014 12:00 AM
Feb 02, 2014 12:00 AM
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Application - due Sept. 6
This conference explores the record of the Constitutional Convention, the ensuing state ratification debates and early federal legislation regulating slavery, along with the Missouri Compromise, the decisive Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, the Dred Scott opinion and Abraham Lincoln’s famous response to Dred Scott.
Kentucky social studies teachers grades 5-12 are eligible to apply; limited to 15. Preference will be given to teachers who have not participated in a McConnell Center professional development opportunity. Extensive pre-reading required.