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

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—The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group

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—Creating a Place for Historians 

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—Singing History 

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

6:45-8:15 AM—Breakfast (Provided)

8:00 AM-4:45 PM—Offsite Touring 

6:15 PM—Reception w/cash bar

6:55 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