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Explore History Webinars

These web-based seminars were presented by the History Teaching Institute in partnership with the Ohio Historical Society and the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center with a Teaching American History grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information about Explore History, click here.

Webinars:

The American Revolution

January 16, 2010

Presenter: Dr. Richard Shiels, The Ohio State University.

For a copy of Dr. Shiels's presentation, click here.

For copies of the documents, click here.

For teaching materials from Lead Teacher Tim Montgomery, click here.

For resources from the Ohio Historical Society, click here.

 

American Indian History to 1800

February 11, 2010

Presenter: Mr. Glenn McCaskey, The Ohio State University

For a copy of Mr. McCaskey's  powerpoint, click here.

To view a recording of the webinar, click here.

For resources from the Ohio Historical Society, click here.

For Lead Teacher Tim Montgomery's powerpoint, click here.

For other materials from Mr. Montgomery, click here.

 

Peopling the New World: The Exploration and Settlement of Early America

March 6, 2010, 9 AM to Noon

Presenter: Dr. Margaret Newell, The Ohio State University

To view a recording of the webinar, click here.

For resources from the Ohio Historical Society, click here.
 
For Tim Montgomery's powerpoint (reduced in size), click here.
 

 The  Constitution and Constitutions in the New Nation

April 13, 2010: Tuesday, 6:30 to 9:30 PM

Presenter: Dr. Barbara Terzian, Ohio Wesleyan University 

You may access Dr. Terzian's powerpoint presentation here.

You may access resources from the Ohio Historical Society here.

To view a recording of the webinar, click here.

For Lead Teacher Tim Montgomery's powerpoint, click here.

To access primary sources assembled by Lead Teacher Tim Montgomery, click here.

 

The Growth of the Republic:  Westward Expansion

May 22, 2010. Saturday, 9 AM to Noon

Presenter: Dr. Margaret Sumner, Ohio State University, Marion 

See Dr. Sumner's powerpoint here.

For resources from the Ohio Historical Society, click here

To view a recording of the webinar, click here.

To see Lead Teacher Tim Montgomery's powerpoint, click here.

Additional Resources:

Westward Expansion at the Digital History Website

On the California Goldrush from PBS.

Hisotry of the Goldrush from the California State Library.

The Goldrush Exhibit from the Oakland (California) Museum

A quiz on the Goldrush you can use in your class from teachinghistory.org

Western Historical Manuscripts at the University of Missouri.

The timeline creator at timerime.

 

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