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2015 Presidential Primary Source Project Schedule Available

Feb 02, 2015, by James Werle
Tags: U.S. UCAN

US UCAN's K20 Initiative community is pleased to be partnering with the National Park Service, National Archive Presidential Libraries, and other cultural and historic organizations to deliver a series of 20 free interactive videoconferencing programs aimed at grades 6-12 as part of the Presidential Primary Source Project (PPSP). Each program will also be streamed live (courtesy of MAGPI) and archived for on demand viewing.  Idaho Education Network will be providing video bridging services for each program.

The full 2015 PPSP series brochure is available here (3.0 MB)

This year's program series has grown to include 10 participating historic sites and libraries and will explore, through the extensive use of primary source documents, how various presidential administrations have influenced and shaped the human and civil rights issues of their day.

This effort not only offers K-12 students worldwide unique, high quality learning experiences but also highlights the limitless partnership opportunities supported by our strong and diverse research and education networking community.

March 5 Event will feature "Jimmy Carter: Champion for Human Rights" live from the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site. Full details and registration information available here. (407 KB) (397.3 KB)

March 11 Event will feature "Ulysses S. Grant: A President Committed to Civil Rights" live from the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site. Full details and registration information available here. (921 KB) (899.3 KB)

March 13 Event will feature "Segregation and a Controversial Tea Party at the White House" live from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and The White House Historical Association. Full details and registration information available here. (296 KB) (289.3 KB)

March 17 Event will feature "Woodrow Wilson and the League of Nations" live from the President Woodrow Wilson House--Washington, DC. Full details and registration information available here. (307 KB) (300.0 KB)

March 25 Event will feature "President William Jefferson Clinton: Civil Rights Lessons from the Cassidys" live from the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home Historic Site. Full details and registration information available here. (233 KB) (227.9 KB)

March 26 Event will feature "Abraham Lincoln: 'Naturally Anti-Slavery'" live from the President Lincoln National Historic Park. Full details and registration information available here. (538 KB) (525.6 KB)

Learn more about how teachers and students can benefit from the Presidential Primary Sources Project.