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A More Perfect Union?: Choices and Consequences in 18th-Century America

Many decisions made in 18th-century America had profound implications for the type of country America would become; however, for many residents creating “a more perfect union” was a struggle that challenged a variety of classes, communities, and cultures. Examine these and other subjects when you join the NC Civic Education Consortium, the NC Museum of History, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon for the next installment of the acclaimed Hidden Histories series.

A More Perfect Union?: Choices and Consequences in 18th-Century America will examine events to gain a more comprehensive understanding of issues that were critical in fostering political ideologies that would lead to a call for Independence and Revolution. Participating teachers will have the unique opportunity to engage with scholars and historians, as they highlight the various ways that concerns over territory, civil liberties, slavery, cultural survival, political representation, and nation-building collided and led to decisions whose consequences we’re still struggling to interpret and resolve to this day.

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