“For the Common Defense: Subjects, Citizens, and America’s Military Origins, 1609-1815”
July 11-23, 2021
This two-week Summer Institute for Teachers supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities 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.
Additional information and an application link will be posted here in mid-November 2020.