For the Common Defense: Subjects, Citizens, and America's Military Origins, 1609-1815
This two-week Summer Institute for K-12 Educators explores the evolution and the legacy of military institutions in America from the establishment of European colonies through the conclusion of the War of 1812. Open to 25 teachers in grades 6-12, this institute at Fort Ticonderoga combines readings, visiting scholars, hands-on work with documents and artifacts, and engagement with historic sites and landscapes.
Lecturers and Visiting Faculty
Andrew Buchanan; Douglas Egerton; Maeve Kane; Matthew Keagle; James Kirby Martin; Holly Mayer; Jon Parmenter; Tim Potts
Funded through the Division of Education Programs