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

AP Day, February 13 - February 14, 2020

6th Annual AP Thursday February 13 & Friday February 14, 2020:

Rights & Responsibilities in A Democratic Republic


PURPOSE:

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 content, sources, and instruction provided also seeks to help students prepare for the United States Government and Politics AP exam.

WHEN:

Thursday February 13, 2020
or
Friday February 14, 2020

WHERE:

Rochester Institute of Technology
Thursday: Webb Auditorium, A Level of James E. Booth Building
Friday: Louise Slaughter Hall – CIMS

FORMAT:

30 minute Lecture
15 minute Document Analysis and Q&A

45 minute Lunch

Fee: $10.00 per student, lunch included. Teachers Free

For reservations and further information please contact:
Ms. Cassandra Shellman
cls3740@rit.edu
585-475-2057


SCHEDULE (Same for both days)

9:00: Welcome with Coffee and Donuts
— Dr. Benjamin Banta, Professor of Political Science at Rochester Institute of Technology

9:10-9:30: Introduction, “What is Statesmanship?”
— Dr. Joseph R. Fornieri, Director of the Center for Statesmanship at Rochester Institute of Technology

9:30-10:15: “The Reconstruction Amendments & the New History of the Era”
— Dr. John Daly, Professor of History at SUNY Brockport College

10:15-11:00: “The First Amendment: The Preferred Freedom”
— Dr. Joseph R. Fornieri, Director of the Center for Statesmanship at Rochester Institute of Technology

11:15-12:00: Lunch (provided at RIT)

12:15-1:00: "The Federalist Papers: Publius’ Political Thought"
— Dr. Sean Sutton, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00-1:45: "Susan B. Anthony & The Women’s Rights Movement: Centennial of the The 19th Amendment"
— Dr. Emily Krichbaum, Faculty at Columbus School for Girls, Founder of “Remember the Ladies”



READINGS

The readings for each of the sessions are provided in the AP Day 2020 Readings PDF.