Electronic Field Trip Offered Free In September

Will of the PeopleIn this election year, Colonial Williamsburg is providing free online access to its Electronic Field Trip, “The Will of the People,” from Sept. 1 through Sept. 30.

“The Will of the People” examines the presidential election of 1800, one of the most bitter in U.S. history, and provides a surprising lesson for a 21st-century student. Thomas Jefferson explains how negative campaigning, partisan politics and contested elections have been a part of our political system since the earliest days of the republic.

Colonial Williamsburg is providing “The Will of the People” Electronic Field Trip streaming video, teacher guide and student Web activities free of charge to any school, homeschool family or individual interested in learning more about the U.S. presidential election process. The program will be available free from Sept. 1 to 30.

Register for the free Electronic Field Trip.

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