Participants in "The Making of Modern America" teacher institute on the University of Houston campus. H. W. Brands, the Dickson, Allen, Anderson Centennial Professor of History at The University of Texas at Austin, delivers the institute's keynote address, "How the Rich Got Rich: The Gilded Age in America." Michael Les Benedict, professor emeritus of history at The Ohio State University, discussed constitutional issues in post-Civil War America. Here, he leads a primary source workshop. Shana Bernstein, associate professor of history at Southwestern University, lectured on immigration. Shana Bernstein discusses historical documents related to immigration with teachers. H. W. Brands shares primary documents related to the Progressive Era with Lonnie Gignac (left), a history and government teacher at Laredo's LBJ High School, and Cristi Rodenberg, who teaches U.S. history at Katy's Seven Lakes High School. Nicole Waligora-Davis, associate professor of English at Rice University, spoke about American literature in the 1920s. Nicole Waligora-Davis leads a workshop on American literature of the 1920s. Nancy Beck Young, professor of history at the University of Houston, discusses the New Deal. Nancy Beck Young and Judy Denise Rodriguez, who teaches history and geography at Mission's Veterans Memorial High School, examine primary sources related to the New Deal. Teachers listen to faculty presentations in Houston. Brian Linn, professor of history at Texas A&M University, speaks about World War II. Nathan Pipes, a history teacher at Warren High School in San Antonio, participates in a primary source workshop with Brian Linn. Martin Melosi, Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Houston and director of the university's Institute for Public History, discusses technology, the environment, and modern America. Lauren Heath (center), a history, geography, and psychology teacher at Houston's Lee High School, and Robin Duerr, who teaches history, government, and economics at Houston's Chavez High School, join Martin Melosi in an afternoon workshop. Robert Dallek, professor emeritus of history at Boston University, speaks about politics and the legislative battles of the 1960s. Robert Dallek leads a primary source workshop on American politics of the 1960s. Allen J. Matusow, W. G. Twyman Professor of History at Rice University, delivers a lecture on Ronald Reagan and the Cold War. Allen J. Matusow leads a primary source workshop. Rebecca Sharpless, associate professor of history at Texas Christian University, speaks about women's political activism in U.S. history. Rebecca Sharpless shares primary sources with teachers. Monica Perales, associate professor of history at the University of Houston and Humanities Texas board member, leads a workshop on Mexican Americans and civil rights in the twentieth century. Monica Perales shares resources with teachers. Linda Reed, professor of history at the University of Houston, discusses African Americans and civil rights in the twentieth century. Linda Reed leads a primary source workshop. Charles Flanagan, director of educational programs at the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives, talks about digital resources available at the National Archives. Meg Elliott, a U.S. history teacher at Missouri City's Ridge Point High School, and Judy Denise Rodriguez, who teaches history and geography at Mission's Veterans Memorial High School, participate in a primary source workshop with Charles Flanagan.