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We The Teachers is a bi-weekly podcast featuring Teaching American History scholars discussing American history with a focus on primary documents. The Ashbrook Center and TeachingAmericanHistory.org seek to provide high-quality content-focused programs, resources, and courses for teachers of American History, Government, Civics, and related subjects. Students, citizens, and anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the American experience can also benefit from our resources, which include pod ...
 
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TAH's last Documents in Detail episode for the 21-22 school year, focusing in a document that is both a piece of Congressional history, and an event that shaped policy, "The Revolt of 1910 Against Speaker Joseph Cannon." This program took place at 7pm ET on Wednesday, 18 May 2022, and featured Dr. John Moser as moderator; Dr. Joseph Postell, the vo…
 
Our last Saturday Webinar for the 21-22 school year took place on 14 May 2022. It was also the final episode in our five-episode series on the Populists and Progressives. Download Dr. Jason Jividen's volume here, and access the focus readings for Saturday's program. Dr. Chris Burkett - Ashland University Dr. Jason Jividen - St. Vincent College Dr. …
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for April 20th, 2022 focused on Daniel Patrick Moynihan's "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action." This document is drawn from our Slavery and Its Consequences Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. Scholars Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. Peter Myers, University of Wisconsin…
 
TAH's Saturday Webinar for 2 April 2022, and the fourth in our Populists and Progressives series for Spring 2022. This episode focused on the changing views on and understandings of democracy, republicanism, and the structural and legal limits placed on government, through the lens of the populists and progressives. Download your free copy of our P…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for March 16th, 2022 focused on Harry Truman's Farewell Address. This document is drawn from our Cold War Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. Scholars Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. David Hadley Dr. David Krugler, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Learn more at tah.org…
 
TAH.org's webinar from 5 March 2022, about the role and evolution of parties and candidate during the age of the Populists and Progressives. Panelists: Dr. Chris Burkett, Ashland University Dr. David Krugler, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Dr. Eric Sands, Berry College Suggested Readings: Wanted - A Party, Woodrow Wilson, 1 SEP 1886 Plunkitt o…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for February 16th, 2022 focused on FDR's "Four Freedoms" speech. This document is drawn from our World War 2 Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. Scholars Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. Jennifer Keene, Chapman University Dr. David Krugler, University of Wisconsin-Platteville…
 
Our second Populists & Progressives webinar, focusing on their ideas about how the government should be active in economic affairs, to what extent, and for what reasons. This program took place on 5 February 2022 at 11am ET. Panelists: Dr. Chris Burkett, Ashland University Dr. Jennifer Keene, Chapman University Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Su…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for January 19nd, 2022 focused on Frederick Douglass' "Half Slave-Half Free" speech. This document is drawn from our Reconstruction Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. Scholars Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. Peter Myers, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire Dr. Scott Yenor, Boise St…
 
Following our "American Presidency" five-episode webinar series for Fall 2021, we are presenting five episodes, from January through May 2022, about the Populists and Progressives. Our first, aired live on 8 January 2022, at 11am ET, and was titled "What is a Progressive?" Panelists: Dr. Chris Burkett, Ashland University Dr. Jason Jividen, Saint Vi…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for December 15th, 2021 focused on Texas v. Johnson. This document was drawn from our Free Speech: Court Cases Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. Scholars Dr. David Krugler, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Dr. Joe Fornieri, Rochester Institute of Technology Dr. David Tucker, The Ashb…
 
Ashbrook/TAH held a special webinar on Wednesday, 8 December about 10 little-known American heroes of the Second World War, all recipients of the Medal of Honor. Take some time to consider their sacrifices and character as you remember the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and America's involvement in the war. You can download a copy …
 
Our last Saturday Webinar for Fall 2021, and the capstone episode of our American Presidency series, during which we discussed the Modern Presidency - its powers, the expectations placed on the office, how it has evolved to this point, and how this squares with the Constitution. Panelists: Jeremy Gypton, Teacher Programs Manager, TAH.org Dr. Jeremy…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for November 17th, 2021 focused on Judith Sargent Murray's 1790 "On the Equality of the Sexes." This document is drawn from our Gender and Equality Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. Scholars: Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. Sarah Morgan Smith Dr. Cara Rogers, Ashland University…
 
The fourth episode in our Fall 2021 American Presidency webinar series took place on 6 November 2021, from 11am-12:15pm Eastern Time. In this episode we discussed the interactions between and evolution of the balance of power between the presidency and the courts, especially the United States Supreme Court. Learn more here.…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for October 20th, 2021 focused on Abraham Lincoln's 1854 Peoria Speech, given in response to repeal of the Missouri Compromise. This document was drawn from our Causes of the Civil War Core Documents Collection, which you can download free as a PDF. This one-hour program will air live at 7pm ET. All attendees of the …
 
The third episode in the Fall 2021 American Presidency Saturday Webinar series, in which our scholars examined the president's emergency, war and foreign policy powers. The program aired live on Saturday, 2 OCT 21 from 11am-12:15pm ET. Panelists: Dr. Chris Burkett, Ashland University Dr. Sarah Burns, Rochester Institute of Technology Dr. Stephen Kn…
 
Our Documents in Detail webinar for September 22nd, 2021 focused on Albert Beveridge’s “March of the Flag” speech from 1898. This document is drawn from our Westward Expansion Core Documents Collection. Scholars Dr. David Krugler, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Dr. Will Atto, University of Dallas Dr. David Tucker, The Ashbrook Center Learn mor…
 
Part 2 of our Fall 2021 series on the American Presidency, which aired live at 11am ET on Saturday, 11 SEP 21. This 75-minute webinar featured a discussion between scholars about the relationship between Congress and the President. Scholars: Dr. Chris Burkett, Ashland University Dr. David Alvis, Wofford College Dr. Joe Postell, Hillsdale College Su…
 
Our final episode in this three-part special podcast series commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks, in which Michael Hurley, former CIA Officer and member of the 9/11 Commission, describes and offers insights about the fallout of the attacks on American policy and life. Suggested Additional Readings: When Government…
 
https://youtu.be/RyzktkmH0vE Our first Saturday Webinar for the 21-22 school year, and the first in our five-episode Fall 2021 series about the American Presidency took place on 21 AUG 21. This first episode examined the "Executive Power" granted to the president in the Constitution, and what it means, how it's been understood over the years, and h…
 
Our first Documents in Detail webinar for the 21-22 school year took place on Wednesday, 18 August, at 7pm ET, and focused on the “List of Prints to Illustrate British Cruelties.” Part of a volume assembled for use by Ben Franklin in France in 1779, the never-published work was intended to illustrate atrocities committed by the British against the …
 
Our final Documents in Detail episode for the 2020-21 school year, and our last in our 'Selections from the 50 Core Documents' series, in this episode we looked into Frederick Douglass' 1876 oration on Abraham Lincoln, providing us an inside view of the great abolitionist's thoughts on Lincoln as a man, and the man's legacy. This program aired plac…
 
Our April episode of Documents in Detail, focused on Abraham Lincoln’s Resolution Submitting the 13th Amendment to the States, and was attended by over 160 people. Panelists: Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. Elizabeth Amato, Gardner-Webb University Dr. Andrew Lang, Mississippi State University Learn more at TAH.org.…
 
Dr. John Moser of Ashland University discusses three of our newest Core Documents Collections with the scholar editors who assembled them. Learn about what it took to put these volumes together, and where you can get your copies. Dr. Jeff Sikkenga - Supreme Court Cases Dr. Ken Masugi - Religious Liberty Court Cases Dr. Joe Fornieri - Free Speech…
 
TAH has published almost 20 Core Documents collections over the last few years - all of which are available for free download as PDFs - each assembled by one of our graduate faculty members. We recently conducted a roundtable discussion of four editors, facilitated by Dr. John Moser. You can listen to this 68-minute discussion of the volumes, and o…
 
Ida B. Wells was a journalist, educator, and early Civil Rights leader, making her mark in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Born into slavery (and freed by the Emancipation Proclamation at only a few months' age), she went on to co-own a newspaper for which she also wrote, investigating and spotlighting racial violence and segregation. We fo…
 
On 27 JAN 2021 Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University, discussed early American history with Dr. Lynne Cheney, author of the new book "The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation." In this one-hour discussion they talked about the early American Republic and the impact of the person…
 
In commemoration of Martin Luther King, jr. Day, 2021, Teaching American History presented this one-hour webinar about the ideas and legacy of Frederick Douglass, America's greatest abolitionist, and certainly one of its greatest civil rights leaders. You can access our collection of Frederick Douglass documents here.…
 
The last Documents in Detail webinar for 2020, which aired live on 16 DEC 2020, and focused on John C. Calhoun's "Fort Hill Address," which laid the foundation for some of the arguments for the protection of slavery and secession in later decades. Our panelists were: Dr. John Moser, Ashland University Dr. John Dinan, Wake Forest University Dr. Laur…
 
TAH.org partnered with the Missouri Humanities Council to present two special webinars about the role of religion and the American church in reform movements. The second, took place on 8 DEC 2020 at 7pm CT, and focused on the role of religion in the post-WW2 Civil Rights Movement. The program consisted of a conversation between Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, E…
 
The was the final episode in our "Enduring American Questions" webinar series, for Fall 2020, and focused on the New Deal, and various arguments on its effectiveness in ending - or perhaps instead extending - the Great Depression. Suggested Readings: Letter to Senator Simeon Fess, Herbert Hoover, 21 FEB 1933 An Open Letter to President Roosevelt, J…
 
TAH.org partnered with the Missouri Humanities Council to present this special webinar about the role of religion and the American church in reform movements. This episode focused on the role of religion in the pre-Civil War abolition movement. The program consisted of a conversation between Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Executive Director of the Ashbrook Cen…
 
Our Documents in Detail episode for Wednesday 17 November 2020 focused on two short pieces from Thomas Jefferson: his letters to John Holmes and Henry Lee. Our panel consisted of Dr. John Moser, of Ashland University; Dr. Robert McDonald of the United States Military Academy at West Point; and Dr. Cara Rogers, of Ashland University. Learn more at t…
 
This episode in our "Enduring American Questions" Saturday Webinar series will air live on 7 November 2020, from 11am-12:15 EST. Our panelists will discuss the fundamental differences in the Founders' and Progressives' vision for the role, reach, and powers of government, and how each viewed the political process in light of those ideas. This is es…
 
Our archive of TAH.org's 3 October 2020 webinar, featuring a discussion of the true causes of the Civil War – was it really all about slavery, or something else? Suggested Readings: Fort Hill Address, John C. Calhoun, 26 July 1831 The Constitution of the United States: Is it Pro-Slavery or Anti-Slavery?, Frederick Douglass, 26 MAR 1860 South Caroli…
 
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