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Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN 37132-0001)
Janice M. Leone (Project Director: August 2005 to November 2007)

Landmarks of American History and Culture
Education Programs

$142,656 (approved)
$142,656 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2006 – 12/31/2006

The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson, and America, 1801-1861

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.