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The Roots and History of American Liberty

In a letter to James Madison in March of 1788, George Washington observed, “Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.” Study the American Founding and its effect on the course of American liberty for more than two hundred years.

Travel to: Gettysburg, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.

Trip Highlights: Gettysburg Battlefield, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Christ Church, U.S. Capitol (House and Senate), National Mall, Mount Vernon, Monticello, National Archives, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial

2020 Course Date

July 15-July 26, 2020

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Program costs include land travel to Washington, D.C. via private buses, transfers to and from the airport, housing and all meals on the Hillsdale campus, housing in quality hotels, breakfast and dinner each day while off campus (independent lunch allows for more personalized local selections), all entry fees to site visits, and tuition fees for three undergraduate Hillsdale College credits.

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