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9 Nov 2019 8:43 PM | Susan Locklear


I have received an update to what is happening at the Bill of Rights Institute (BRI) and their 10th Period Webinar Series. The great news is that if you miss a webinar, you can find it on the BRI You Tube Channel! This week they are presenting a program about Marbury v Madison called:                                               To Register go to:  It is presented by Kirk Higgins and a special guest scholar on Wenesday, Nov. 13 at 4 PM Eastern Time.

 Teaching American History at The Teaching American History organization is offering a webinar on Saturday, December 7th at 11 AM. This free webinar is 75 minutes long and you can receive continuing education certificate for your time. The webinar is about Harriet Beecher Stowe, and will feature a panel of scholars in an online format with teachers from across the country. They will explore the life, ideas, letters and the impact of Harriet Beecher Stowe. To register go to or info For more information about the 2019-2020 series, check out American Minds and Documents in detail.

Finally, in today's Dallas Morning News (Nov. 9, 2019), there was an article about U.S. civil rights landmarks. If you are wondering about somewhere to go over Spring Break or next summer, here are a few places to check out: National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama (; Alexandria, Virginia has many museums but the Donald W. Reynolds museum and Education Center ( was featured in this article; Martin Lother King Jr. Memorial is in Washington, D.C. (; Natches, Miss. for another view of the ever unwinding story of slavery and African American history (; The National Civil Rights Museum, Mephis, Tenn. ( A personal note about Tennessee, they have many battle sites and museums to check out.

Have a good week!

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