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Rochester Institute of Technology
Center for Statesmanship, Law, and Liberty

AP Day, March 1-2, 2018

4th Annual AP Thursday March 1 & Friday March 2, 2018:

American Statesmanship
Highlighting Rochester's Legacy of Political Greatness


To immerse area high school students in a college learning experience led by top teacher-scholars who seek to enrich their understanding of the role of statesmanship in American history and government. The instruction provided also seeks to prepare students for the AP United States History and Politics Government exams.


Thursday March 1, 2018
Friday March 2, 2018


Rochester Institute of Technology
Thursday, March 1st: Chester F. Carlson Imaging Science Hall, Bldg. 76, Room 1125
Friday, March 2nd: Student Alumni Union, Fireside Lounge


20 minute Lecture
15 minute Document Analysis
10 minute Q&A

15 minute break in-between each session
55 minute Lunch

Fee: $10.00 per student, lunch included. Teacher's Free

For reservations and further information please contact:
Ms. Cassandra Shellman

SCHEDULE (Same for both days)

9:00: Meet & Greet Coffee & Donuts

9:15-9:25: Intro: What is Statesmanship?
— Dr. Joseph R. Fornieri, Director of the Center for Statesmanship at Rochester Institute of Technology

9:30-10:15: “Charles Grandison Finney: Antebellum Religious and Moral Reform in Rochester, NY”
— Dr. John Daly, Professor of History at SUNY Brockport College

10:30-11:15: "The Antifederalists: What were they for and against?"
— Dr. Lee Cheek, Dean of School of Social Science and Professor of Political Science and Religion at East Georgia State College

11:15-12:10: Lunch (provided at RIT)

12:10-12:55: "Susan B. Anthony & The Women’s Rights Movement"
— Dr. Emily Hess, Assistant Professor at Ashland University

1:10-1:55: “The Statesmanship of John Adams.”
— Dr. Bruce Frohnen, Ph.D. and Professor of Law at Ohio Northern University