SVC Offers US history course

San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College offers US history course

Could there be a more interesting course to take than one covering the recent US history of the 20th and 21st centuries?? Study the events in history that lead right up to our doorstep of current headlines.

The title of the course is: History Spotlight: 1914 – Present

Register and participate in this class of in-depth, interesting, fun and involved lectures led by expert Skagit Valley College faculty member Ralph Hahn.

The content of this course will focus on three major themes:

  1. How history shaped the foundation of America
  2. The historical role of conservatism and liberal/progressivism
  3. The role of government.

Some historical events and milestones among others to be covered will be: World War I; The Roaring Twenties & The Great Depression; World War II; The Cold War; The Civil Rights Movement; Vietnam War era; 1970s: disillusionment and malaise; The New Conservatism of the Reagan Era; The 1990s: prosperity and uncertainties; and our path into the 21st century.

The class starts Tues., Sept. 19 and runs through Thurs.,Dec. 7th 2017.
8:45 am – 11:00 am, Tues & Thurs
Cost: $90.00

Call to register (360) 378-3220
or stop by
221 Weber Way, Friday Harbor
(right above the airport terminal)

Posted on September 13, 2017 at 5:44 am by

Categories: Education, History, Schools
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