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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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This course will study the book, "What's In A Name?" written by Dale Hartsfield, the instructor. Mr. Hartsfield was the family spokesperson for the Hartsfield family when the City of Atlanta renamed the airport, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The controversy surrounding the name change prompted the writing of this book. The class will cover the history of the great airport and the five official names since, the airport was built in 1925. The course will also discuss "fighting city hall." If you enjoy local history, politics, race relations and more this will be an interesting course for you. The textbook will be included in the course fee. 

191SHIS2643A

Start date: 08/07/18

End date: 09/04/18

Fee: $99.00

5 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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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 :  Not Assigned



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

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Civil War - The Atlanta Campaign arrow

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From the 1862 capture of Forts Henry and Donelson, to 1864's March to the Sea, many pivotal campaigns and battles during the American Civil War took place in the Western Theater.  During the course, students will explore military action at Shiloh, Perryville, Stones River, Vicksburg, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Atlanta and many other battles!  Students will also learn about the commanding officers involved in an area which most historians agree decided the outcome of the war. A tour of the Booth Western Art Museum is included in the course fee for this course. 

184SHIS2642A

Start date: 04/12/18

End date: 06/14/18

Fee: $129.00

6 sessions.

Location : Booth Western Art Musuem Location : 
  Booth Western Art Musuem.

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Introduction to Wine - A Journey arrow

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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.  

184SHIS2637A

Start date: 04/12/18

End date: 05/31/18

Fee: $99.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

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