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Jefferson's Godfather: George Wythe, Mentor to the Founding Fathers

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This course will explore George Wythe's mind behind the achievements that Jefferson wanted engraved on his tombstone: author of the Declaration of Independence, author of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and father of the University of Virginia, as well as Wythe's legacy as signer of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution champion and groundbreaking judge.  The most influential teacher in American history, Wythe turned his law school at William & Mary into the country's first leadership training program for future statesmen.  At his death in 1806, his former students were virtually running the nation.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

W&M Kaplan Arena

Suzanne Munson 



Please read:  Reading: Suggested: Jefferson's Godfather: The Man Behind the Man by Suzanne Harman Munson.



Registration Closes On
Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 03/08/2019)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/22/2019 - 3/15/2019 Weekly - Fri 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Williamsburg, W&M Kaplan Arena  Map Suzanne Munson