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|February 1, 2012 10:00 am||to||April 27, 2012 10:50 am|
In conjunction with Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, the Quaker Heritage Center is pleased to extend an invitation to you from Dr. Vinton Prince, Professor of History at Wilmington College. Dr. Prince has generously offered to open his current course, “Topics in United States History: The Civil War,” to members of the community, starting on February 1. The course meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 to 10:50 a.m.. The topics covered are:
February 1, 3, and 6: The Early War Years in the East and West
February 8, 10, and 13: Dealing with Slavery, Dealing with the Freedmen
February 15, 17, and 20: Conditions at the Front and on the Home Front
February 24, 27, and 29: Irregular Warfare, Domestic Problems
March 2: 1863 – Inconclusive or Pivotal?
March 14: Guest Lecturer – President Lincoln (Lincoln Interpreter Jim Crabtree)
March 17: 1863 – Inconclusive or Pivotal?
March 19, 21, 23, 26, and 28: Confederate Exhaustion, East & West
April 2 and 4: Early Reconstruction
April 9 and 11: The High Water Mark of Reconstruction
April 13, 16, 18, and 20: Destroying or Completing Reconstruction?
April 23, 25, and 27: Remembering and Forgetting the Civil War
Details: Free and open to the public. Space is limited. Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War is a traveling exhibit organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. It will be on display at the Quaker Heritage Center through February 17.
Location: All courses are held in College Hall 206 on the campus of Wilmington College, with the exception of Lincoln’s guest lecture on March 14, to take place in College Hall 201.
For More Information or to Make a Reservation: A full class schedule will be available at www.wilmington.edu/qhc. Those interested in attending one or more class sessions should contact Ruth Brindle Dobyns at the Quaker Heritage Center at (937)382-6661 ext. 719 or firstname.lastname@example.org.