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This session covers time period from 1777-1791.

5900057

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 2/20/2018, ending 2/20/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  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 - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/24/2018, ending 4/24/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  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: 03/20/2018

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 3/20/2018, ending 3/20/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1939-1943.

5900028

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 3/27/2018, ending 3/27/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1941-1944.

5900029

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/3/2018, ending 4/3/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1939-1945.

5900030

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/10/2018, ending 4/10/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  Richard Venn 



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This session covers time period 1945-1948.

5900031

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 4/17/2018, ending 4/17/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  Richard Venn 



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Interested in how music influenced culture and vice versa in the 60s and 70s?  Come examine the influence of the rock genre on Western culture and how Western culture, in turn, influenced the music.  Learn about the early roots of rock, the Invasion of the British, and what the psychedelics were saying about the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and the drug culture.  Journey from the disasters at Woodstock and Altamont, through the era of arena rock and how the music reflected the culture's hangover from the 60's.

5900071

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 2/27/2018, ending 3/6/2018

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  Tech 208

Instructor : Richard Venn  Richard Venn 



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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 - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/23/2018, ending 5/14/2018

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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Often called the Asia-Pacific War, this class will have an emphasis on Japanese actions.  Discussions will include the Nanking Massacre of 1937, biological warfare with an emphasis on the laboratories at Ping Fan and the use of women close to battle often referred to as comfort women.

5900046

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 3/19/2018, ending 4/16/2018

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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What really happened on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, TX?  Despite the best efforts of conspiracy theorists, evidence remains that only one man, Lee Harvey Oswald, was responsible for the murder of President Kennedy.  Come join the lively discussion.

5900074

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 3/14/2018, ending 3/14/2018

Tuition: $19.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  HUM 201

Instructor : Michael Maurer 



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