Road through the fields of Bentonville
David Davis

Schedule of Events

Teacher Institute: July 11-14, 2019

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The schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Breakfast on Your Own

9:00 AM—Registration Opens 

10:00 AM—Welcome to Raleigh from the American Battlefield Trust 

10:15 AM—General Session—The Civil War in 1865: A Photo Extravaganza

11:00 AM—Break

11:15 AM—General Session—Fight and Fight Again: How the Southern Campaign Won the American Revolution 

12:00 PM—Lunch (Provided)

1:00 PM—Break

1:25-2:25—Breakout Sessions I

Salon A—Investigating Monuments: An Inquiry-Based Approach

Salon B—Exploring Written American History by using our Five Senses 

Salon C—The Great Humanitarian Tragedy of the Civil War – Prisoner of War Camps

Salon D—Creating A Place for Historians

2:40-3:45 PM—Breakout Sessions II

Salon A—Investigating Monuments: An Inquiry-Based Approach

Salon B—Who is to Blame for the Boston Massacre?

Salon C—The Great Humanitarian Tragedy of the Civil War – Prisoner of War Camps

Salon D—Seizing Freedom 

3:45 PM—Snack Break 

4:10-5:15 PM—Breakout Sessions III

Salon A—The Allegheny Arsenal: An Economics Simulation

Salon B—Who is to Blame for the Boston Massacre?

Salon C—Eastern Theater vs. Western Theater: Where was the Civil War Was Won and Lost?

Salon D—How Shall We Remember? The Civil War, Historical Inquiry, & Narrative Change

Dinner on Your Own

Friday, July 12, 2019

Breakfast on Your Own

9:30 AM—Registration Opens 

10:00 AM—Morning Welcome and Announcements 

10:15 AM—General Session—Forgotten and Misunderstood: The War of 1812 

11:00 AM—Break

11:15 AM—General Session—The Last Days of the Confederacy in the Carolinas

12:00 PM—Lunch (Provided)

1:00 PM—Break

1:25-2:25—Breakout Sessions IV

Salon A—Exploring Written American History by using our Five Senses 

Salon B—From Rural North Carolina Farming to Global Monopoly: The Story Behind Duke Homestead State Historic Site

Salon C—Teaching the Legacy of Jim Crow

Salon D—Singing History 

2:40-3:45 PM—Breakout Sessions V

Salon A—A Visit With Dolley Madison: How to use First Person Portrayals in the Classroom

Salon B—Collecting North Carolina’s Heritage: Fred Olds and the North Carolina Museum of History

Salon C—The Art of Interpretation 

Salon D—How Shall We Remember? The Civil War, Historical Inquiry, & Narrative Change

3:45 PM—Snack Break 

4:10-5:15 PM—Breakout Sessions VI

Salon A—A Visit With Dolley Madison: How to use First Person Portrayals in the Classroom

Salon B—The Allegheny Arsenal: An Economics Simulation

Salon C—Eastern Theater vs. Western Theater: Where was the Civil War Was Won and Lost?

Salon D—Seizing Freedom

5:15-7:15 PM—Dinner on Your Own 

7:15-8:45 PM—Think Tank Session "Is it the War of Northern Aggression or the War of Southern Rebellion?" A cash bar will be available during the think tank session. 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

7:00-8:15 AM—Breakfast (Provided)

8:00 AM-4:45 PM—Offsite Touring 

6:30 PM—Dinner (Provided) w/cash bar

7:15 PM—Awards Presentation 

7:35 PM—Keynote Address, "What Story Does the Civil War Tell?" with keynote speaker Edward Ayres

Sunday, July 14, 2019

8:00-9:00 AM—Breakfast (Provided)

9:15-11:15 AM—History Mad Libs 

11:30 AM—Conclusion of the Event