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American History  

These courses feature events related to the history of the United States.

 

All About the 1800s--Reconstruction   
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Instructor:  Billy Bass
Course #:  HIS165  
Location:  Live Oak Hall                Room:  Live Oak Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $5; Non-Members: $10  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/7/2019    Time:  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Seats Available: 137

 

All About the 1800s--The Gilded Age, Part 1 - Political   
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Instructor:  Billy Bass
Course #:  HIS166  
Location:  Live Oak Hall                Room:  Live Oak Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $5; Non-Members: $10  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 3/7/2019    Time:  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Seats Available: 139

 

All About the 1800s--The Gilded Age, Part 2 - Industrial Age   
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Instructor:  Billy Bass
Course #:  HIS167  
Location:  Live Oak Hall                Room:  Live Oak Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $5; Non-Members: $10  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 4/4/2019    Time:  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Seats Available: 142

 

Battle of Cantigny- WWI   NEW!
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Instructor:  Dr. Don Wyman
Course #:  HIS220  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 1/11/2019    Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 47

 

Bay of Pigs Invasion: Why It Failed   NEW!
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Instructor:  Jennifer Moore-Ambrosia
Course #:  HIS232  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $5; Non-Members: $10  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 1/17/2019    Time:  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Seats Available: 50

 

Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965   NEW!
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Instructor:  Jennifer Moore-Ambrosia
Course #:  HIS233  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $5; Non-Members: $10  
   
Day of the week: W    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/13/2019    Time:  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Seats Available: 58

 

Code Breaking and World War II in the Pacific- Class I: The Beginnings of U.S. Army Code Breaking Efforts   NEW!
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Instructor:  Dr. James Kuzmanovich
Course #:  HIS238  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 1  
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/15/2019    Time:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Seats Available: 28

 

Code Breaking and World War II in the Pacific- Class II: The Beginnings of U.S. Navy Code Breaking Efforts   NEW!
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Instructor:  Dr. James Kuzmanovich
Course #:  HIS239  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 1  
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/22/2019    Time:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Seats Available: 30

 

Code Breaking and World War II in the Pacific- Class III: Code Breaking's Role in the Pacific War   NEW!
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Instructor:  Dr. James Kuzmanovich
Course #:  HIS240  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 1  
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 3/1/2019    Time:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Seats Available: 26

 

Colonial New England History (1620-1776)   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS212 Instructor:  Doug Hughes
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 3  
Course Fee- Members: $25; Non-Members: $30  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 8
Date: 1/11/2019 - 3/1/2019   Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Seats Available: 15

 

Fifty Years of the American Evolution   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS242 Instructor:  Jack Porterfield  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2    
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 2
Date: 1/15/2019 - 1/22/2019   Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Seats Available: 15

 

From Broadway to Hollywood: the History, Musicals, and Movies   NEW!
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Course #:  MUS139 Instructor:  Dr. Sidney Soclof
Location:  Live Oak Hall                Room:  Live Oak Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $20; Non-Members: $25  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 4
Date: 2/5/2019 - 2/26/2019   Time:  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Seats Available: 121

 

Great Courses: The Skeptic's Guide to American History   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS230 Instructor:  Leona Vlacancich, Rob Vlacancich  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall    
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 12
Date: 3/5/2019 - 5/21/2019   Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 4

 

History of Mardi Gras   NEW!
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Instructor:  Lisa Didier
Course #:  HIS216  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 3  
Course Fee- Members: $15; Non-Members: $20  
   
Day of the week: M    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/25/2019    Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seats Available: 21

 

Inside Disney: What Would Walt Do?    
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Instructor:  Mike Miller
Course #:  HIS418  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10, Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/21/2019    Time:  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Seats Available: 167

 

Lincoln   NEW!
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Instructor:  Michael Carter
Course #:  HIS229  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2  
Course Fee- Members: $6; Non-Members: $11  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/12/2019    Time:  1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Seats Available: 9

 

Lincoln's Last Trial   NEW!
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Instructor:  Dr. Don Wyman
Course #:  HIS221  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/15/2019    Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 47

 

PBS Special- NOVA: First Man on the Moon   NEW!
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Instructor:  MTP Staff
Course #:  HIS244  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: Free; Non-Members: Free  
   
Day of the week: M    # of class dates: 1
Date: 5/20/2019    Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seats Available: 47

 

Remembering Marion County 50 Years Ago   NEW!
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Instructor:  Nate Gilman
Course #:  SPE109  
Location:  Live Oak Hall                Room:  Live Oak Hall  
Course Fee- Member: Free; Non-Member: Free  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 4/25/2019    Time:  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Seats Available: 127

 

Remembering the First Step on the Moon- A Community Discussion   NEW!
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Instructor:  Richard Cupertino
Course #:  HIS245  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: Free; Non-Members: Free  
   
Day of the week: M    # of class dates: 1
Date: 5/20/2019    Time:  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Seats Available: 47

 

Revolutionary War and Civil War Cinema    NEW!
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Instructor:  Jack Ciotti
Course #:  THE112  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 3  
Course Fee- Members: $15; Non-Members: $20  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 1/17/2019    Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Seats Available: 26

 

Revolutionary War and Civil War Cinema    NEW!
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Instructor:  Jack Ciotti
Course #:  THE112  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 3  
Course Fee- Members: $15; Non-Members: $20  
   
Day of the week: Th    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/14/2019    Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Seats Available: 29

 

Sacajawea- The Bird Woman   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS223 Instructor:  Dr. Don Wyman
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 4/12/2019 - 4/12/2019   Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 47

 

The Civil War: Building Armies   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS227 Instructor:  Michael Carter
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 4
Date: 3/19/2019 - 4/9/2019   Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 15

 

The Civil War: Desparate Struggle   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS228 Instructor:  Michael Carter
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 4
Date: 4/23/2019 - 5/14/2019   Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 17

 

The Civil War: The Impending Storm   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS226 Instructor:  Michael Carter
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 4
Date: 1/29/2019 - 2/19/2019   Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 8

 

The Great Native American Chiefs   NEW!
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Instructor:  Dr. Don Wyman
Course #:  HIS224  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 5/10/2019    Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 41

 

The History of Philanthropy in America   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS105 Instructor:  Jerry Snyder
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 1  
Course Fee- Members: $5; Non-Members: $10  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 4
Date: 2/8/2019 - 3/22/2019   Time:  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Seats Available: 43

 

The Hutchinson Letters: A Mystery of History Solved   NEW!
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Instructor:  Dr. Don Wyman
Course #:  HIS222  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $10; Non-Members: $15  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 1
Date: 3/15/2019    Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 49

 

The Underground Railroad: Its Impact on America   
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Instructor:  Mary Irvin Paz
Course #:  HBL111  
Location:  Live Oak Hall                Room:  Live Oak Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: M    # of class dates: 1
Date: 2/4/2019    Time:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Seats Available: 154

 

The Way We Were (1968-70)   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS237 Instructor:  Dr Martin Hoffert  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2    
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: F    # of class dates: 2
Date: 1/11/2019 - 1/18/2019   Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seats Available: 6

 

Three Days of Hell- The Battle of Gettysburg   
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Instructor:  Carlo Trimboli
Course #:  HIS455  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: W Th    # of class dates: 2
Date: 3/20/2019    Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Seats Available: 49

 

Ulysses Grant and the Winning of the War 

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Course #:  HIS225 Instructor:  Jerry Colen
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 1
Date: 4/9/2019 - 4/9/2019 Time:  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7         Note: Students are not charged when placed on a wait list.
 

When Bears Prowled Wall Street: 1968-1970   NEW!
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Instructor:  Pat Bernson
Course #:  BUS118  
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 1  
Course Fee- Members: $17; Non-Members: $22  
   
Day of the week: W    # of class dates: 1
Date: 1/16/2019    Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seats Available: 49

 

Madams in America Part II: 1850-1910   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS446 Instructor:  Lisa Didier
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 2  
Course Fee- Members: $15; Non-Members: $20  
   
Day of the week: M    # of class dates: 1
Date: 4/15/2019 - 4/15/2019   Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seats Available: 19

 

Our U.S. Constitution   NEW!
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Course #:  HIS197 Instructor:  Doug Hughes
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 3  
Course Fee- Members: $25; Non-Members: $30  
   
Day of the week: Tu    # of class dates: 4
Date: 4/2/2019 - 4/23/2019   Time:  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Seats Available: 20

 

A Synopsis of Slavery in the USA, Florida and Marion County   
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Course #:  HIS187 Instructor:  Emmett Coyne
Location:  MTP Education Center                Room:  Classroom 1  
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: W    # of class dates: 2
Date: 3/6/2019 - 3/13/2019   Time:  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Seats Available: 37

 

Reconstruction Deconstructed   
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Instructor:  Emmett Coyne
Course #:  HIS188  
Location:  Cypress Hall                Room:  Cypress Hall  
Course Fee- Members: $2; Non-Members: $7  
   
Day of the week: W    # of class dates: 1
Date: 1/16/2019    Time:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seats Available: 43

 

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