Civil War 101 Teachers Institute
June 26-28, 2019
This three-day institute examines the compromises and controversies leading up to the American Civil War; provides an overview of the war itself and its effect on the homefront; delves into the challenges wartime presidents Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis faced; and explores the outcomes of the Civil War, providing a framework for understanding Reconstruction and the legacies of the war.
Hampton Roads in the Civil War
July 24-27, 2019
In collaboration with Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies
This summer, ACWM is partnering with Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies for one of their annual educator workshops. During Hampton Roads in the Civil War, join members of our staffs, as well as historians, scholars, and other educators to critically examine secession, the African American quest for freedom, and the pivotal role of Hampton Roads in the conflict.