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    Diplomacy Classroom: Diplomacy and the Emancipation Proclamation

    May 24, 2022

    Online

    The National Museum of American Diplomacy’s Public Historian Dr. Alison Mann will help us understand the international implications of the Emancipation Proclamation and how America’s diplomats advocated its cause during the Civil War.

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    Diplomacy Classroom: World Water Day

    March 22, 2022

    Online

    This World Water Day, Diplomacy Classroom is joined by the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ Tess Ericson. She will help us explore the importance and complexities of freshwater as a resource and global issue. We will discuss how and why the State Department works on freshwater issues. What…

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    Diplomacy Classroom: Holocaust Survivors’ Legacies and Preserving the Past

    January 25, 2022

    Online

    In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day we were joined by Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Ellen Germain and NMAD’s Collections Manager Eric Duyck. Germain discussed U.S. foreign policy and the Holocaust as both a universal lesson and how it has served for many as motivation to make a career in public…

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    Diplomacy Classroom: The Barbary Pirates Hostage Crisis

    December 14, 2021

    Online

    What did diplomacy look like in the years of the early American republic? In this segment of Diplomacy Classroom, we learned about the aftermath and consequences of one of the United States’ first international trade and hostage crises. In 1793 North African Barbary pirates captured 11 American ships and 100 citizens, and…

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    Diplomacy Classroom: The 1898 Spanish-American Conflict

    November 9, 2021

    Online

    In this segment of Diplomacy Classroom, we learned about the aftermath and consequences of the 1898 Spanish-American conflict and the following Spanish-American War. We discussed what diplomacy looked like at the end of the 19th century, including the people who served as diplomats.

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    Diplomacy Classroom: Consequences of the Suez Canal Crisis of 1956

    October 12, 2021

    National Museum of American Diplomacy

    How do decisions by diplomats impact the future? In this segment of Diplomacy Classroom, we learned about the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis, the diplomats involved, and the long-term impact that the event had on the world. We will be joined by Dr. Tizoc Chavez, who served as the consulting historian for one…

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    Diplomacy Classroom: The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Experience

    September 14, 2021

    Online

    We are highlighting the Fulbright Teacher Program In honor of its 75th anniversary. With our guest from the Teacher Exchange Branch in the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Kayla Gatalica, we will discuss the mission of the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program and the impact it has on teachers…

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    Diplomacy Classroom: How to Teach History through Diplomacy Simulations

    August 17, 2021

    Online

    Hear NMAD's Education Team introduce new Historical Diplomacy Simulations and ideas on how to implement them into the classroom. Our discussion includes how to facilitate the program with simulation participants and a tour of diplomacy education resources found on the museum's website.