Bring U.S. History to Life

This program will encourage your students to think deeply about significant moments in US History, from the American Revolution through the Civil War, with the help of experts and professors from top-rated universities. 

In-Person Seminar or Webinar
1-2 Hours
American Revolution and the New Nation (1776-1800)
The Early American Republic (1800-1850)
The Civil War Era (1850-1876)

Bring Essential Instruction to Your Class

Through this program, your students will explore the philosophical tensions between the nation’s founding and slavery, learn to integrate economics into their understanding of slavery, and see how economic development played a key role in the expansion of abolitionism

Top-rated Speakers

Prepare Your Students for AP Exams

Teach State & National Standards

Easy & Convenient Scheduling

Fully Customizable

100% Free!

The Foundation for Economic Education is a 501c3 nonprofit, and we strive to make quality education available to as many people as possible. That’s why "Pivotal Moments in US History" is available at no cost to you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many students can participate in the workshop?

We'll host the in-person workshop for a minimum of 50 students, and the webinar version for a minimum of 25.

Who is this program for?

This program is for high school students studying civics and US history up to the Advanced Placement level.

Which State & National Standards does this workshop teach?

This program teaches approved content for the following standards:

  1. American Revolution and the New Nation (1776-1800)
  2. The Early American Republic (1800-1850)
  3. The Civil War Era (1850-1876)

Can you help me convince my administrator to approve the program?

Of course! Our programs are high quality and comply with state and national standards in social studies, plus they're tailored to your specific needs and conveniently fit into one or two class periods.

They are also absolutely free for schools to host!

We want to make this decision as easy as possible for your administration, but if you still have any other questions, please contact us any time at [email protected].

How should they prepare for the program?

Students should bring a pen and paper to take notes for an in-person program, an internet-connected device with a camera and microphone for a webinar, and a great attitude!