Fourth Annual Capitol City Constitution Day Education Summit: George Washington and Executive Powers

September 14, 2012 Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon Special Events

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.


Carol Berkin
“The Constitutional Convention: Outlining the Role of the Chief Executive”

Joseph Ellis
“George Washington: Establishing Presidential Powers”

The program is free for all students and educators and will include a tour of the Mount Vernon estate, as well as lunch. Educators interested in attending the event should email Educators interested in showing a live webcast to their students should email

Sponsored by

The Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource)
George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History


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