Dates & Details

2022 High School Online Programs

2022 Sessions

Week 1
July 11 – 15

James Madison, The ‘Federal Negative,’ and the Making of the U.S. Constitution

Study the debate over the balance of power between the federal government and the states, while making a virtual visit to James Madison’s Montpelier.

Week 2
July 18 – 22

Property, Suffrage, and the “Right of Revolution” in Rhode Island

Study the development of voting rights in the antebellum United States with a focus on a populist suffrage movement in 1840s Rhode Island. The case examines the nature of voting rights and whether citizens have a right to overthrow a government they believe does not represent them.

Week 3
July 25 – 29

Labor, Capital, and Government: The Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902

Study how the federal government intervened in a major coal miners’ strike in Pennsylvania in 1902 while exploring the rights between capital and labor.

Week 4
August 1 – 5

Manufacturing Constituencies: Race and Redistricting in North Carolina

Study the history of redistricting and gerrymandering in the United States with a focus on how redistricting has affected the voting strength of African American communities in the South.

Time Commitment

Typically, all synchronous class sessions are from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT, Monday through Friday.


Tuition for each one-week session is $95. Scholarships are available on a need basis.