• Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-28-2022 to 12-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    The Tax War of Three Kingdoms. Taxes can set people to fighting in almost any age, but combine that with religion and you got a bloody war that can last for years. The war ended up a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliament and King Charles, mainly over the manner of England’s taxes and issues of religious freedom. In the end, it... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-28-2022 to 12-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    The Tax War of Three Kingdoms. Taxes can set people to fighting in almost any age, but combine that with religion and you got a bloody war that can last for years. The war ended up a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliament and King Charles, mainly over the manner of England’s taxes and issues of religious freedom. In the end, it... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 01-23-2023 to 01-30-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Initial Public Offering of 1492. There are few figures in history more argued over than Christopher Columbus. He’s been accused of racism, genocide, theft, murder, and torture. His contemporaries, however, saw him in a completely different light—warts and all. Some even say he didn’t understand what he discovered. Most of the world hates him or laughs... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 01-23-2023 to 01-30-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Initial Public Offering of 1492. There are few figures in history more argued over than Christopher Columbus. He’s been accused of racism, genocide, theft, murder, and torture. His contemporaries, however, saw him in a completely different light—warts and all. Some even say he didn’t understand what he discovered. Most of the world hates him or laughs... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 02-06-2023 to 02-13-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    For Whom the Bell Tolls. 17 July 1936 – 1 April 1939. The Spanish Civil War can be seen as one of the other revolutions of Europe. On a par with the French and Russian revolutions. It certainly matched those two for deaths and long-term effects on the people and the state. In a sense, it was a battleground for all the ideologies of the 20th century. And... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 02-06-2023 to 02-13-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Zoom

    For Whom the Bell Tolls. 17 July 1936 – 1 April 1939. The Spanish Civil War can be seen as one of the other revolutions of Europe. On a par with the French and Russian revolutions. It certainly matched those two for deaths and long-term effects on the people and the state. In a sense, it was a battleground for all the ideologies of the 20th century. And... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-20-2023 to 02-20-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Adolph Hitler ruled Nazi Germany from 1933-1945. During his rule a world war and a holocaust ensued. While most Germans agreed with and followed his ideas, there were some who did not. There were a number of assassination attempts on his life.  Professor history, Mark Sample, will tell the story of the three biggest attempt. Register for this class if you... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 02-20-2023 to 02-20-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Zoom

    Adolph Hitler ruled Nazi Germany from 19330 1945. During his rule a world war and a holocaust ensued. While most Germans agreed with & followed his ideas, there were some who did not. There were a number of assassination attempts on his life.  Professor history, Mark Sample, will tell the story of the three biggest attempt. Register for this class if... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2023 to 03-06-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    The Secret Conquest of Space. The former Soviet Union led the world into space. But the result was a deathly space race to achieve accomplishments in the most deadly environment known to man. But along with some notable disasters were some astounding successes. All the result of the most dangerous “keeping up with the jones” game ever devised. What it... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 02-27-2023 to 03-06-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Zoom

    The Secret Conquest of Space. The former Soviet Union led the world into space. But the result was a deathly space race to achieve accomplishments in the most deadly environment known to man. But along with some notable disasters were some astounding successes. All the result of the most dangerous “keeping up with the jones” game ever devised. What it... read more
    Details
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 03-20-2023 to 03-27-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    The Most Wanted Outlaws in the World. Who doesn’t love a good pirate story? Pirate names are part of our lore: Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Bartholomew Roberts. They live in literature through Long John Silver and Billy Bones. Yet piracy has an ancient history. Julius Caesar was once captured by pirates! Take a tour through the history of sheltered... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 03-20-2023 to 03-27-2023
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2023-1
    Location: Zoom

    The Most Wanted Outlaws in the World. Who doesn’t love a good pirate story? Pirate names are part of our lore: Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Bartholomew Roberts. They live in literature through Long John Silver and Billy Bones. Yet piracy has an ancient history. Julius Caesar was once captured by pirates! Take a tour through the history of sheltered... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-02-2022 to 11-02-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    This was a big one - that year was the depth of the Great Depression. A (seemingly) do-nothing President, Herbert Hoover, is up for re-election. The Governor of New York, FDR is the opponent. Whoever wins will change the future of the... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-02-2022 to 11-02-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    This was a big one - that year was the depth of the Great Depression. A (seemingly) do-nothing President, Herbert Hoover, is up for re-election. The Governor of New York, FDR is the opponent. Whoever wins will change the future of the country.  Register for this class if you will ONLY be attending via Zoom.  You must have a computer/tablet/phone with... read more
  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 09-15-2022 to 09-29-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Laurence Britt, author and commentator on political and economic affairs
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    This three part course will deal with the turbulent history of the relationship between the United States and Russia. This relationship has been one of continual tension for more that 100 years, briefly interrupted during World War II when the two nations were critical allies to each other.  The first session of the course will cover the period from... read more
  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 09-15-2022 to 09-29-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Laurence Britt, author and commentator on political and economic affairs
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    This three part course will deal with the turbulent history of the relationship between the United States and Russia. This relationship has been one of continual tension for more that 100 years, briefly interrupted during World War II when the two nations were critical allies to each other.  The first session of the course will cover the period from... read more

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