20th-Century American History

20th-Century American History

Overview

This tour is designed to give teachers an immersive and comprehensive look into the challenges and triumphs of the USA in the interwar and Civil Rights periods, as well as a look at the life and times of JFK.

Through visits to the sites of notable events and museums in the south of the country, we will be able to offer a complete picture of segregation and civil rights struggles and the long journey forward.

In addition, there will be the chance to learn about key aspects of the Great Depression and New Deal eras and their impact on the development on the south of the country.

Syllabus Links

This 13-day program is designed to cover key syllabus areas from both the HSC Modern History syllabus.

View the itinerary for detailed syllabus mapping.

Itinerary

13 days with 3 nights in Dallas, 2 nights in Memphis, 2 nights in Birmingham, 2 nights in Atlanta and 3 nights in Washington DC.

View the itinerary booklet for a detailed daily itinerary.

Academic Expertise

This program has been carefully designed with the input of the History Teachers Association of NSW and academic expert in the area of US political history Dr Matthew Laing.

The itinerary includes focussed teacher PD workshops and syllabus linked lectures.

 

Inclusions

  • All hotel accommodation (minimum 3-star rated) in twin-share rooms with ensuite facilities
  • All breakfasts and 5 dinners
  • Two one way economy flights with local airlines
  • Land transportation by private coach as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees and guided tours as per itinerary
  • PD workshops and background lectures
  • Two live evening performances
  • Services of a tour manager
  • Academy Travel document wallet and luggage tag

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ITINERARY

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