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

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This series will examine the great conflict that not only gave birth to our nation, but also laid the foundation for future revolutions and the ideas of governance that are now practiced in many countries today.  Students will learn the causes of the revolt and how the colonies eventually prevailed against overwhelming odds.

Start date: 09/26/2016

Tuition:: $55.00

Supply Fee:: $0.00

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This session covers time period from 1775-1777.

5900056

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 10/3/2016, ending 10/3/2016

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 from 1777-1791.

5900057

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 10/10/2016, ending 10/10/2016

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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Cemeteries are a part of life.  They are fairly untouched landscapes that offer a plethora of information about the community buried there.  What can you learn from cemeteries and why?  Explore genealogy, history, art and more in your local cemetery.

5900058

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM; starting 10/21/2016, ending 10/21/2016

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Victoria Cosner 



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Batter up! Do you know how baseball transformed from a pastoral game to a multi-billion dollar business, who were the great stars of the St. Louis Browns, or how the St. Louis Cardinals got their name?  Explore the rich history of baseball through the ages.  Have you been told that Abner Doubleday invented baseball (a myth) or that it once took four strikes to get an out (true!)  Get reacquainted with stalwarts like Babe Ruth, Josh Gibson, Rogers Hornsby and meet colorful characters such as Michael King Kelly and John Leonard Roosevelt Pepper Martin, players who were the idols of fans back then as Miguel Cabrera and Adam Wainwright are today. 

5900037

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 11/8/2016, ending 11/22/2016

Tuition: $49.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn 



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The Korean War (a.k.a. the Forgotten War) was one of the two places in Asia where the Cold War turned hot in the 20th century. Learn how the conflict grew out of the waning days of World War II, the reasons for its eventual outcome and how the war’s issues still reverberate today.

5900033

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 10/24/2016, ending 10/24/2016

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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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: 10/04/2016

Tuition:: $85.00

Supply Fee:: $0.00

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This session covers time period 1919-1939.

5900027

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 10/4/2016, ending 10/4/2016

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 - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 10/11/2016, ending 10/11/2016

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 - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 10/18/2016, ending 10/18/2016

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 - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 10/25/2016, ending 10/25/2016

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 - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 11/1/2016, ending 11/1/2016

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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