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December 1, 2021 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Choctaw Confederates: The American Civil War in Indian Country
Author Fay A. Yarbrough reveals that, while sovereignty and states’ rights mattered to the Choctaw Nation’s leaders, the survival of slavery also determined the Nation’s support of the Confederacy.
2021
DECEMBER
1
Wednesday
Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Choctaw Confederates: The American Civil War in Indian Country
Author Fay A. Yarbrough reveals that, while sovereignty and states’ rights mattered to the Choctaw Nation’s leaders, the survival of slavery also determined the Nation’s support of the Confederacy.
DECEMBER
7
Tuesday
Online - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST
Online Screening of December 7th
For the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we'll show the 20-minute film "December 7th," which won the 1944 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.
DECEMBER
8
Wednesday
Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery
Bruce. Ragsdale takes a fresh, original look at George Washington as an innovative land manager whose singular passion for farming would unexpectedly lead him to reject slavery.
DECEMBER
9
Thursday
Online - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST
The Supreme Court and the Peril of Politics
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will discuss his recently published book, and a panel of experts will debate the central argument in his text and other challenges facing the Court.
DECEMBER
13
Monday
Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
American Comics: A History
Jeremy Dauber will discuss the sweeping story of cartoons, comic strips, and graphic novels and their century-long hold on the American imagination.
DECEMBER
15
Wednesday
Online - 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST
The Bill of Rights Protects You (Grades 6–12)
Students will explore the Bill of Rights and how it outlines both limits on government and the rights of the people
 
Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Bill of Rights Day: "Anti-Federalists and the Bill of Rights"
Using clips from the documentary series "Confounding Father: A Contrarian View of the U.S. Constitution," scholars will discuss the arguments of the Anti-Federalists over the Bill of Rights.
 
Online - 1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. EST
Make Your Voice Count: Learning About the First Amendment (Grades K–2)
In this interactive civics program, students will explore the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights using primary historical sources.
 
Online - 2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST
The First Amendment: Five Rights in One! (Grades 3–5)
Students will explore the First Amendment freedoms from the Bill of Rights in this interactive and engaging civics program
DECEMBER
16
Thursday
Online - 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EST
No Conscription Without Representation: Voting Rights & the Constitution (Grades 9–12)
Students will explore the progression of voting rights in the United States with particular focus on the effort to lower the voting age to 18.
 
Online - 1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. EST
Voting Rights, the Constitution & Representative Government (Grades 6-8)
Students will explore the progression of voting rights in the United States and its impact on representative government.
2022
JANUARY
9
Sunday
Simi Valley, CA - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST
Exhibit Closes: FBI: From Al Capone to Al-Qaeda
FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum – a new exhibition covering the history of this agency from inception to its modern crime fighting efforts.
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