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2020 Academy Students to see Hamilton: An American Musical

National History Academy is excited to announce that every student who attends in summer 2020 will also see the Broadway smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical at The Kennedy Center. Join us to […]

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George Washington’s Mount Vernon

George Washington has positively contributed to American society by leading the Continental Army to triumph, establishing the role as the First President of the United States, and leading the nation […]

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Reflections on Debates

When the Founding Fathers were drafting the Constitution, there were many disputes. Not everyone was in agreement and many voiced their opinion through debate. Debate promoted equity of voice and […]

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Antietam National Battlefield

Hi, my name is Christian Rodriguez and today is my fourth official day with the National History Academy. Today we visited a remarkable historical site which is the Antietam National […]

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Guest Speakers

National History Academy hosts over 20 guest speakers who are nationally recognized experts in their fields. These speakers supplement the lessons learned in the site visits, Harvard Business School case […]

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Student Residential Life

The National History Academy is hosted at the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia, located just 25 miles from Dulles Airport. Foxcroft has a beautiful student-centered campus providing a safe and secure […]

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Site-Based Learning

National History Academy is built around learning at many of the defining sites of American history.  But you will not just take a tour as a member of the general […]

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Better Angels Parliamentary Debates

National History Academy employs a parliamentary debate program which allows our students to discuss challenging modern issues, just as history’s leaders debated difficult issues at defining times of American history. […]

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National History Academy: Case Study introduction, One Vote screening

Day 2 for the NHA, and the kids continue to amaze.  After a long initial day in Washington DC, I expected the students to be pretty tired, but we have […]

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Harvard Magazine features Academy President

The National History Academy will employ the case method, which has been the core pedagogy of Harvard Business School since the early twentieth century. Students will read and discuss cases from the History of American Democracy curriculum developed by Harvard Business School Professor David Moss.

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Proudly Supported by Ken Burns

National History Academy – Summer 2019 Recruitment Promo featuring Ken Burns from National History Academy on Vimeo. National History Academy is thrilled to have the support of Ken Burns, documentary […]

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The Case Method of Learning

The National History Academy employs the case method, which has been the core pedagogy of Harvard Business School since the early twentieth century. Students read and discuss cases from the History of American Democracy curriculum developed by Harvard Business School Professor David Moss.