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Never forget. Dive deeper into our fascinating history and learn more about historical sites, battles, events and influential leaders.
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Airplanes, History and Politics arrow

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In this course, students will explore statistical information, uncover little-known details from the war, and examine various resources available to Federal and Confederate forces, and much more. Optional Text, "The Civil War Almanac, " a special publication from Civil War Monitor, and available for purchase at the KSU bookstore.  

191SHIS2644A

Start date: 08/06/18

End date: 08/27/18

Fee: $89.00

4 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  225



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Bourbon 101: An Introduction to the only Truly American Spirit arrow

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This course will look at the authentic American West.  Hollywood has so mislead the public with its portrayal of the American west that many have no idea of the authentic history they are missing.  Discover the great Native American civilizations and cultures, better understand how the west was populated, learn about the real American Cowboy, look at crime and outlaws in the west and at legendary women.  You will be amazed at how exciting you will find authentic history. 

191SHIS2647A

Start date: 09/05/18

End date: 10/24/18

Fee: $69.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  103. 
  123.



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Exploring your family history is a journey that begins with you and takes you to the past to find your ancestors and is supported by facts, family stories, and traditions.  Join the journey in learning/re-learning the fundamentals of family history research to find those long, lost relatives.  The class will be able to identify resources available at genealogical/ historical societies, libraries/archives, government entities and in their possession.  Topics to be explored include: creating a research plan, vital records, citing sources, organizing information, census records, cemetary records, military records and pensions, libraries, archives, land and passport records, genealogy software, and migration patterns.  By the end of the course, participants will be able to create a resume for their ancestors.  The research methodology focuses on U.S. records but can be applied worldwide.  

192SPGF3557A

Start date: 10/02/18

End date: 10/18/18

Fee: $99.00

6 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Take the mystery out of planning your wine selection for the holidays.  Explore what are the most traditional and classic wines for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's, etc. Wine consultant, Walter Bost will lead you through a holiday wine journey and introduce you to the wine, not just the brand names and also suggest food pairings.  You will be able to choose holiday wines like a pro!

192SHIS2656A

Start date: 11/19/18

End date: 11/19/18

Fee: $49.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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A sailor stationed aboard the CSS Georgia in 1864 called her a box not a vessel, and said that conditions were so horrible, "she is not fit a command for a sergeant of marines." Likewise, the CSS Savannah was a "floating sieve" a miserable place to live and work. Conditions on the Confederate ironclads in Savannah were so bad that men deserted to Union occupied Fort Pulaski. Although three ironclads were constructed at Savannah in 1864, only one saw action; the CSS Atlanta and she only managed to fire several shots, then run aground and become captured. One example of a failed program of constructing iron warships that would never fight, and the few that did, fought against staggering odds.This course covers the plans, development and building of the 50 iron armored warships built for the Confederacy in which 22 saw active service.  

191SHIS2637A

Start date: 08/08/18

End date: 09/26/18

Fee: $99.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  225



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Direction, distance, and destination. Whether it is a folded gas station road map or a GPS-based website, maps get us where we need to go. But the history of maps is more complex. Maps have detailed unknown locations, continents that didn't exist and treasures that never were. Maps have been used to express religious values rather than geographic accuracy. Maps have been state secrets, whose release could mean a death sentence. Maps have been works of art, more concerned with the beauty of the document than its accuracy. The history of maps is the history of civilization and its changing values, beliefs and practices. In this workshop we will examine maps from classical to modern times, including a wide variety of ancient maps, those from the Age of Discovery, and mapping devices from Eastern and Asian cultures. Join us and get lost in a collection of maps.

192SHIS2653A

Start date: 10/01/18

End date: 11/05/18

Fee: $79.00

6 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Native American Voices from the Northern Plains arrow

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