History & Politics
NEW! The Loyalist Cause: America’s First Civil War
Learn what happened to those who supported the British cause during the American Revolutionary War. The supporters to be discussed include Benedict Arnold, General Cornwalis and others. A must course for those interested in the history of this era!
CE-HIST 2035, 2 Sat. June 21 & 28, 12:30-2:30 pm, KNC-2, $40. L DiMartino. #6064.
History of the Hudson River Valley: Part 1
Explore the valley’s history, including how the modern local towns developed out of early settlements. Learn the local folklore and historic characters of the region: Benedict Arnold, Sybil Ludington, Major John Andre, and Henry Wells, among others.
CE-HIST 2001, 4 Sat., June 7-28, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $80. L DiMartino. #5762
Roosevelts of the Hudson Valley: A Tale of Two Presidents
One was a Republican and the other a Democrat. Both men have ancestral ties to the original Dutch settlers of the Hudson River Valley. Learn how these two men left their mark of distinction on our nation, the world and the Hudson River Valley.
CE-HIST 2011, 2 Sat., June 7 & 14, 12:30-2:30 pm, Room TBD, $40. L DiMartino. #5763