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BH-50096-06Education Programs: Landmarks of American History and CultureMiddle Tennessee State UniversityThe Hermitage, Andrew Jackson, and America, 1801-18611/1/2006 - 12/31/2006$142,656.00JaniceM.Leone   Middle Tennessee State UniversityMurfreesboroTN37132-0001USA2005History, GeneralLandmarks of American History and CultureEducation Programs14265601426560

Two one-week workshops for 80 school teachers held at The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson's home, on major themes in nineteenth-century American history.

The Hermigage, Home of President Andrew jackson, and Middle Tennessee State University propose to partner in offering two sessions of a one-week workshop for teachers titled "The Hermitage, Andrew jackson and America 1801-1861. The workshops will consist of three primary elements: lectures followed by discussion groups, a variety of field study sessions examining the material culture of early nineteenth-century America, and time devoted to planning educational projects. Workshop participants will be expected to complete a set of readings prior to the beginning of the workshop.