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No Taxation Without Representation (Free Teaching Democracy Webinar)

Join us and CHSSP for “No Taxation Without Representation?” on Wednesday, August 15. This free Teaching Democracy webinar, presented in partnership with CHSSP as part of our Searching for Democracy initiative, is open to the first 100 participants.

No Taxation Without Representation?
August 15, 2012
4 – 6 pm


Alan Taylor, Professor of History, UC Davis
Alan Taylor is the author of six books: The Civil War of 1812; Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820; William Cooper’s Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early Republic; American Colonies; Writing Early American History, and The Divided GroundWilliam Cooper’s Town won the 1996 Pulitzer, Beveridge, and Bancroft Prizes. Professor Taylor teaches courses in early American history, the American West, and the history of Canada.

Kate Bowen, Patwin Elementary School
Kate Bowen has over twenty years of experience teaching elementary students in California. She currently teaches 5th grade in the Davis Joint Unified School District. Ms. Bowen has been an invaluable asset to the California History-Social Science Project as a teacher leader, program coordinator, and teacher coach. Her delivery of high-quality professional development in history has influenced the practice of scores of veteran and new teachers.


Click HERE to register and receive login information and resources.

This free webinar series emphasizes teaching and learning about how democracy took shape in America. Each live online webinar will include a forty-five minute scholar lecture followed by thirty minutes of moderated discussion with the online audience. Afterwards, CHSSP teacher leaders will present a lesson demonstration using primary sources from the scholar’s lecture for thirty minutes; this is followed by fifteen minutes of Q&A. Check out short previews of past webinars and lesson plans HERE.

Read more about the Teaching Democracy series, our statewide Searching for Democracy initiative, and how you can get involved, on our site.


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