Webinar Series for Florida Teachers

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This session will explore the influence of John Locke on the Founders’ conception of rights.

Session leaders: Dr. Peter Myers, Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and Dr. Mark Malham, Social Studies Coordinator for Martin County, with Ms. April Strong.

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This session will explore the historical development of rights and how rights relate to broader ideas about government.

Session leaders: Dr. Andrew Trees, Professor of History at Roosevelt University, and Dr. Mark Malham, Social Studies Coordinator for Martin County, with Ms. April Strong.

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Discussion Questions

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This session will offer a close reading of the Declaration and Jefferson’s initial rough draft.

Session leaders: Dr. Peter Myers, Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and Dr. Danton Kostandarithes, Bolles School (Jacksonville).

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Classroom Activities

This session will look at the dispute between Federalists and Anti-Federalists about what kind of republic would best secure liberty.

Session leaders: Dr. Lynn Uzzell, Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Virginia, and Dr. Danton Kostandarithes, Bolles School (Jacksonville).

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