Shaping The World: Conversations on Democracy
produced in conjunction with Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Teacher Resources and Lesson Plans are available for each of the Conversations programs to help students
"Indulge in Jefferson's Favorite Pursuits...Reading, Studying, Thinking"
Episode One - A Conversation with Thomas Jefferson and John Adams
Students and teachers can join a conversation between two friends and past presidents of the United States: John Adams, second president, and Thomas Jefferson, third president.
In this interchange between Jefferson and Adams students will have the opportunity to learn more about the men, and their differing opinions on a variety of democratic issues, their work on the Declaration of Independence, the election of 1800, their roles as ambassadors abroad, their tenure as Presidents residing in the White House, and their views and concerns for the country.