The Story of Reconstruction

Course Title:  The Story of Reconstruction

Course: #19F08

Course fee: $35 with $5 discount if registration is received by Nov. 6. Scholarships available.

Dates:  Wednesdays, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18

Time:  4:00-6:00 PM

Location:  Room 430, Hurley K12 School, 5503 West Range View Dr., Hurley, WI

Objectives:  Students will gain an understanding of the difficult task of restoring America to its former glory following the Civil War.

Course structure:  The course will be given in _4__ sessions, each _2 hours__ long, covering the following topics:

  •         The closing days of the Civil War,
  •         The impeachment of Andrew Johnson,
  •         Radical Reconstruction and the presidencies of U.S. Grant and Rutherford B. Hayes.  
  •         The last class will develop the ideas behind the impending Civil Rights movement.  

Requirements: No requirements.

Instructor: This will be the fourth class that Mr. Kelly will be teaching for Fe University.  He previously taught a History of the Civil Rights Movement, the Holocaust Examined, and the Causes of the American Civil War.  He has been a history teacher in the Hurley School district for the past 33 years, holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and has attended numerous seminars, graduate classes and workshops on U.S. History.