The 2012 summer session is from June 26-29 in Hutchinson. Our scholars are:
Dr. Kerry Wynn from Washburn University and Mickey Ebert from the National Archives presented information and strategies to help teachers understand the impact of the war and Reconstruction on American society.
Mike's lesson is designed to allow students an opportunity to explore several primary documents which shed light onto how and why Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
Leslie's lesson is designed to give students an overview of slavery in colonial America and the ways in which some Northern slaves handled the chaos of the American Revolution.
Keil's lesson focuses on providing students a sense of what pre-Civil War America was like for African Americans. The lesson looks at their lives, challenges and situations by examining the Underground Railroad, doing research and studying real slave trade artifacts.