Cornell College Events
Chautauqua - Term 6: "The Civil War: The First Two Years, 1861-1862" (link)
|Date:||Monday, February 20th|
|Time:||9:00 am-12:00 pm|
Presented by M. Philip Lucas, professor of history. This Chautauqua course commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. By the end over 600,000 were dead, the South was in ruins, a president was murdered, the nation was reunited, and four million slaves were free. The course will examine the first two years of the war, beginning with the election of Abraham Lincoln and concluding with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. This course continues Feb. 27. Cost of the four-week program is $30. For more information call 895-4119.
Room: Hedges Conference Room