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Classes regarding historical or special interest topics: UFO's, history, astronomy

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The Anaconda Plan's objective was to split the confederate States East from West. Learn what military actions were taken by the Union Army to control the Mississippi River, the main avenue for transportation.

5900064

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/4/2017, ending 4/4/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : John Ross 



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This two-part course will trace the history of the Cold War from its beginnings during the Second World War to its demise with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet Union.  Students will meet the personalities who influenced the conflict and will learn the recent evidence that has shed new light on the conflict.

5900060

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 3/27/2017, ending 4/3/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn 



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World War II was history's most catastrophic military event, claiming more than 55 million lives and forever altering the world's political and social landscape.  This five-part series will examine the causes of the war, the reason for its outcomes and how it has shaped the present time.  We will study the personalities who drove the conflict and examine not only the military operations of both the Pacific and European theaters, but the effects of the war on people and institutions here and abroad.  Enroll in all five classes and save.

Start date: 04/10/2017

Tuition:: $85.00

Supply Fee:: $0.00

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This session covers time period 1919-1939.

5900027

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/10/2017, ending 4/10/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1939-1943.

5900028

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/17/2017, ending 4/17/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1941-1944.

5900029

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/24/2017, ending 4/24/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1939-1945.

5900030

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 5/1/2017, ending 5/1/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1945-1948.

5900031

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 5/8/2017, ending 5/8/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn 



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Travel with John Ross as he takes you on a journey across the American West that began in 1804.

Start date: 02/21/2017

Tuition:: $55.00

Supply Fee:: $0.00

Call   636-922-8233 to register
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It opened on May 10, 1869, with the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory, Utah. Learn how the railroad established a transportation network that revolutionized the economy and settlement of the American West.

5900067

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 3/7/2017, ending 3/7/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : John Ross 



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Over 500,000 pioneers crossed the Western United States using the Overland Trails from the 1840's through 1870.  Discover the American Folklore which helped to shape the character and content of the Nation.

5900066

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 2/28/2017, ending 2/28/2017

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : John Ross 



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Beginning when Genghis Khan attacked Russia back in 1223, discussions will cover the Napoleon rule, the unconventional war against Caucusus, a disastrous war with Japan, their Civil War that ended in a communist state, the Nomohan encounter, WWII, the war in Afghanistan, Chechnya and current day.

5900061

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/30/2017, ending 5/4/2017

Tuition: $85.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Stephen Wineteer 



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