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Presidents and the Constitution: The President and Federal Power

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Presidents and the Constitution: The President and Federal Power
January 28, 2014
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November 11, 2013
The Law Offices of Nutter, McClennen & Fish
155 Seaport Blvd., Boston, MA, 02210, United States
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Looking for classroom-ready tools to teach your students about the Founding principles of Liberty, Separation of Powers, Limited Government, and Federalism?  Join the Bill of Rights Institute for a free one-day workshop which will provide you with easy-to-implement resources to bring these concepts alive.
This workshop is for secondary U.S. History, Government, Civics, and Social Studies teachers and will help meet numerous Common Core state standards.
Register Today!
Program Details:
    Program Location:
    The Law Offices of Nutter, McClennen & Fish located at 155 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA 02210
    The seminar begins at 8:00 AM with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 3:00 PM.
Participants will:
    Analyze the Founders’ efforts to create a limited national government that would correct the problems resulting from the Articles of Confederation.
    Understand James Madison’s view of federal power and his reasons for vetoing the “Bonus Bill.”
    Analyze ways that Theodore Roosevelt used the presidency as a “Bully Pulpit.”
    Contrast and evaluate the stated goals of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan regarding the proper scope of federal power.
    Receive a FREE copy of one of our most popular resources, Presidents and the Constitution, Volume 1.
    Explore resources to conduct document-based lessons on the presidency.
    Discuss primary source documents and historically-based, expert methods to address these topics.
This seminar is made possible by the generous support of the Filene Foundation.
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