Comes Alive Online


America is hurting right now. As a country, we are fighting racial injustice, a global pandemic, an economic crisis, record unemployment and political division. Given the extraordinary circumstances we are facing, we are committed to making the Academy accessible for all. We announce today that High School Students may enroll in our College Prep Program at no cost, and a generous scholarship fund is available to allow rising 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Students to enroll in our High School Prep Program. National History Academy is committed to the idea that history is a resource for us – all of us – to understand our own times.

College Preparatory

Rising 10th, 11th and 12th Grade and Post-Grad Students

National History Academy Online will offer a series of four one-week sessions built around Harvard Business School Professor David Moss’s case-based “History of American Democracy” curriculum, with an average of three hours of classroom time each day. In addition to the cases, students will make online visits to two important historic sites and hear from nationally known speakers. Enroll in one, two, three, or all four sessions.

  • July 6-10 – “James Madison, the ‘Federal Negative,’ and the Making of the U.S. Constitution”
  • July 13-17 – “A Nation Divided: The United States and the Challenge of Secession”
  • July 20-24 – “Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Black Voting Rights”
  • July 27-31 -“Democracy and Women’s Rights in America: The Fight Over the ERA”
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Middle School

Rising 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Students

National History Academy Online will offer two two-week sessions for rising 7th, 8th and 9th-grade students. Students will make virtual interactive visits to three major historic sites each week, study major themes of our history and tie them directly to issues we are facing as a country today.

  • July 6-17 – Leadership and the Presidency/Civil Rights (FULL  – Enrollment Closed)
  • July 20-31 – Innovation/Resiliency
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Teacher Training

For History and Civics Teachers

National History Academy Online offers an enriching professional development program for history, government, and civics teachers, and an internship program for college students.

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