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Past Events & Activities


Spring/Summer 2004 (Cycle 1)

Content Sessions:

Core Theme

Topic Date

Social Changes and Social Reform

Immigration, Urbanization, Americanization and the Settlement House Movement JAN 2004

 

Abolitionism MAR. 2004

City Upon A Hill: Colonists as Reformers MAR 2004

 

The Civil Rights Movement, SNCC and the Making of Eyes on the Prize APR 2004

 

Women's Rights and Women's Equality MAY 2004

Salem As Place

Salem as Frontier Outpost: Life in Seventeenth Century Salem JUL 2004

Salem in the World, the World in Salem: Salem in the Early Republic and the East Indies Trade JUL 2004

Workers in a Global City: Work, Workers, and Immigrants in 20th Century Salem JUL 2004

Partner Site Visits:

Salem Maritime National Park Site, 4 April 2004
Peabody Essex Museum / Phillips Library, 14-15 May 2004

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Fall/Spring/Summer 2004-2005 (Cycle 2)

Content Sessions:

Core Theme

Topic Date

Immigration and Migration

People of the First Light: Wampanoag History NOV 2004

 

The Great Migration: African Americans and the Growth of the Urban North DEC 2004

 

"The Vanishing Indian": Removal, Relocation, Reservations and Representation in the 19th century JAN 2005
The United States in the World
The Long Road to Lexington: Networks of Resistance in Colonial Massachusetts FEB 2005
 
They Burned the White House?: What was the War of 1812 all about? MAR 2005
 
Into the Quagmire: Vietnam APR 2005
An Industrious People: American Economic History
Women and Work in Colonial New England JUL 2005

 

"Ten Footers" and Factories: Industrial Growth in the Antebellum North JUL 2005

 

Building Wealth Through the China and East Indies Trade JUL 2005

 

Consumer Culture & Consumption Landscape in Post-War America   JUL 2005

Partner Site Visits:

Peabody Essex Museum / Salem Maritime National Historic Site
November 2004

Lesson Plan Sharing:

Participant Lesson Plan Showcase
19 May 2005

Optional Field Trips:

Field Trip Information

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Fall/Spring/Summer 2005-2006 (Cycle 3)

Core Theme

Topic Date

American Political Thought: The Constitution and American Democratic Institutions

The Constitutional Convention and the Debate over Ratification NOV 2005
The New Deal: Expanding Government in Time of Need DEC 2005

 

The Reconstruction Amendments and Their Legacy JAN 2006
An Industrious People: American Economic History

Upstairs/Downstairs: Domestic Servants and Mistresses in 19th and 20th Century America

FEB 2006
 
Farmers and Fishermen: Work in Essex County 1650 – 1850 MAR 2006
 
“Westward Ho:” Westward Migration in the 1840s and 50s: Who, Where, Why, How? APR 2006
Social Changes and Social Reform
Childhood in Colonial New England JUL 2006

 

Horace Mann and the Rise of Public Education in America JUL 2006

 

Amusing the Million: Mass Culture and Leisure at the Turn of the 20th Century JUL 2006

 

“New” Immigrants and the Polish Community in Salem JUL 2006

Partner Site Visits:

Peabody Essex Museum / Salem Maritime National Historic Site
December 2005

Lesson Plan Sharing:

Participant Lesson Plan Showcase
May 2006

Optional Field Trips:

Field Trip Information

Other:

Book Clubs
Fall 2006 / Spring 2007

 

 

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