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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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National History Academy: Washington, D.C. – Archives, NMAH, U.S. Capitol

Today I was able to take my students to Washington D.C. as part the National History Academy.

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National History Day Winners receive Scholarships

National History Day first place winners receive scholarships to the 2019 Academy

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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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Hamilton: An American Musical

The National History Academy is excited to announce that every student who attends the 2018 National History Academy this summer will also be attending the Broadway smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical at The Kennedy Center – join us this summer to get the hottest ticket in town!

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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.

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Gettysburg National Military Park welcomes Artist-in-Residence

U.S. Military combat veteran and acclaimed painter Joshua Osburg is the new Artist-in-Residence at Gettysburg National Military Park beginning in mid-January. Gettysburg National Military Park, in partnership with the National […]

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The Mountaintop Project

The Mountaintop Project is a multi-year effort to restore Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello as Jefferson knew it, and to tell the stories of the people—enslaved and free—who lived and worked on […]

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James Madison’s Montpelier

On June 5, 2017, James Madison’s Montpelier opened The Mere Distinction of Colour, a groundbreaking exhibition on slavery. The culmination of nearly two decades of historical and archaeological research, this […]

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The National History Academy Press Release

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership (JTHG) has announced the creation of the National History Academy, a 5-week summer residential camp where high school students will have the opportunity to learn by experiencing American history in the places where it happened.

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Changing Lives

The National History Academy promises to be a life-changing experience for the high school students who participate.   Our goal and expectation is that for the rest of their lives, participants […]