OLLI: Transforming the Union

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January 2020

OLLI: Transforming the Union

January 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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OLLI: Transforming the Union

January 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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OLLI: Transforming the Union

January 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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February 2020

OLLI: Transforming the Union

February 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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OLLI: Transforming the Union

February 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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OLLI: Transforming the Union

February 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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OLLI: Transforming the Union

February 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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