A Leisurely Walk Through American History

Coordinator

Name Email Phone
Norman Risjord     risjord@yahoo.com 608-233-2526 

The term begins with the revolution in the Democratic Party in 1896 and the demise of Populism. We then turn to the Spanish-American War and the rise of America to global power. . The class will examine in some detail the Progressive Movement under Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson and its end in World War I. We will then take a look at the "Roaring Twenties" and conclude with the election of President Herbert Hoover in 1928.

Location

 Oakwood Village - University Woods

Meeting Day

 Thursday  

Meeting Time

 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Start Date

 September 22, 2016

End Date

 December 8, 2016 

Participation

 Minimal reading/discussion

Class Size

 No limit

Class notes

Readings will be recommended but not required.

No class November 24.

 

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