U.S. history

McConnell Center hosts Young Leaders Academy for students

Students who will enter grades 11-12 in fall 2017 may apply for the McConnell Center’s Young Leaders Academy, a summer residential leadership conference June 14-17 at the University of Louisville. The program is designed to help outstanding high school students hone their leadership skills and further their understanding of American history. The application deadline is May 1. Click here to [...]

By |2020-10-14T08:50:45-04:00April 13, 2017|

Cumberlands offers free PD on federalism

The University of the Cumberlands’ history and political science department will host a free professional development program, “Understanding Federalism: From the Founding to Modern America,” on Feb. 27 in Williamsburg. The program will consist of lectures and seminar discussions of primary source materials related to the topic. The source materials and recorded lectures on a variety of topics and how [...]

By |2016-01-27T15:16:15-05:00January 28, 2016|

KHS HistoryMobile available for spring school visits

The Kentucky Historical Society HistoryMobile is being scheduled for spring visits at Kentucky schools. The full-size trailer contains the interactive exhibit, “Torn Within and Threatened Without: Kentuckians in the Civil War Era.” The exhibit uses touch-screen activities, bold illustrations, authentic artifacts, personal recollections and other components to allow students to meet eight Kentuckians who faced difficult choices during the Civil [...]

By |2016-01-06T14:33:15-05:00January 7, 2016|
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