Episode 29: Researching the Civil Rights Movement, Vertical Files

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Join Georgia Historical Society Programs Intern Sarah as she researches the Civil Rights Movement. In this two-minute video, Sarah shares her experience using vertical files. Follow the link below the video to learn more about Sarah’s experience and the Savannah Protest Movement. Click here to view Sarah’s Research Journal entry for this video. In her…

Episode 28: Researching the Civil Rights Movement, Main Collection

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Join Georgia Historical Society Programs Intern Sarah as she researches the Civil Rights Movement. In this three-minute video, Sarah begins her research using online tools and the GHS main collection. Visit schoolhouse.georgiahistory.com for more information about Sarah’s experience and the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah. Follow the link below the video to see the results…

Episode 20: Georgians React to the United States Constitution

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In the latest episode of Sophia’s Schoolhouse, Dr. Stan Deaton, The Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian, analyzes a letter written by Lachlan McIntosh in 1787. In the letter, McIntosh gives his opinion of the newly created Constitution. Through his analysis of this primary source, Dr. Deaton gives us a glimpse into how Georgians reacted…

Episode 19: Understanding the Constitutional Convention

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Join Stan Deaton, Ph.D. in Sophia’s Schoolhouse to learn about the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Get insight into the people and circumstances surrounding the creation of the most important document in American history. Inspired to study the United States Constitution? The Georgia Historical Society has developed a free online course to help you improve your knowledge!…

Episode 18: Get to Know Abraham Baldwin

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Get to know Abraham Baldwin, one of Georgia’s signers of the United States Constitution. Join Stan Deaton, Ph.D. in Sophia’s Schoolhouse to learn more about this fascinating figure from Georgia’s past. Inspired to study the United States Constitution? The Georgia Historical Society has developed a free online course to help you improve your knowledge! Visit…

Episode 17: Top Ten Reasons to Study the United States Constitution

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Get your students excited about Constitution Day with Stan Deaton, Emmy-award winning host of Today in Georgia History, as he delivers his top ten reasons for studying the United States Constitution. Inspired to study the United States Constitution? The Georgia Historical Society has developed a free online course to help you improve your knowledge! Visit…