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GWC 500-43 Power to the People is a Course

GWC 500-43 Power to the People

Sep 17 - Dec 15, 2020
1 credit

$45 Enroll

Full course description

Event Sponsor: *

Center for Civic Education

Event Contact Name: *

Sharon Espeland

Position or Title: *

Assistant Principal, ND Director of Civic Education

Event Contact Phone: *

(701) 471-9026

Event Contact Email: *

sharon_espeland@bismarckschools.org

Event Location: *

on-line

Event Start Date: *

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Event End Date: *

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Objective and Outcomes: *

1.This webinar is designed especially for teachers of civics, government, and U.S. history who want to better understand recent U.S. Supreme Court cases, but anyone with an interest in the U.S. judiciary, politics, and government is welcome to attend.
2. In this second webinar in the Power to the People series from the Center for Civic Education, David Wilkins, E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor in Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, addresses the relationship between power and Native American sovereignty.
2.The Power of Indian Sovereignty is designed especially for teachers of civics, government, and U.S. history who want to better understand tribal sovereignty in the American constitutional system, but everyone is welcome to attend.
3.In this third webinar in the Power to the People series from the Center for Civic Education, Lisa Tetrault, associate professor in the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University, explains the power of movements, focusing particularly on struggle to pass the Nineteenth Amendment, which recognized the right of women to vote. This year is the one hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.
4.In this fourth webinar in the Power to the People series from the Center for Civic Education, Brandon Hasbrouck, Assistant Professor of Law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, explains why symbols, such as monuments and flags, have such power and emotional impact for Americans.
5.In this fifth webinar in the Power to the People series from the Center for Civic Education, Hernandez Stroud, Counsel for the Justice Program of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, explains the power of the American criminal justice system.
6.In this sixth webinar in the Power to the People series from the Center for Civic Education, David Hudson, a First Amendment expert and law professor who serves as First Amendment Ombudsman for the Freedom Forum Institute’s First Amendment Center, explains the power of free speech.
7.In this seventh and final webinar in the Power to the People series from the Center for Civic Education, Michael Li, senior counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, explains the power of voting, with a special focus on the Electoral College, gerrymandering, and voter suppression.

Resources/Course Materials: *

Registration for each webinar. Secondary and primary documents and sources listed in each webinar.

Attendance: *

registration for each series, session summary

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application: *

Participants will attend all on-line sessions and write a reflection paper regarding what was learned and how it will be applied in the classroom.