1876 – America’s Centennial: The Nation Celebrates
George Watts Hill Alumni Center’s Royall Room
Thursday, Oct. 20 | 7-9 p.m.
Tuition: $35; GAA members pay $20
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Some ten million Americans flocked to Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park to celebrate this country’s 100th anniversary. Be with us as we stroll through the exhibits honoring a nation in the midst of the Second Industrial Revolution while, ironically, it continued to struggle mightily with Reconstruction, the Great Plains War and the social ills created by the very thing they worshipped—industrialization.
Lecturer: Fred W. Kiger ’74 (’77 MAT) leads our NC History field-study programs and teaches several GAA courses each semester. He is the creator of the field guide The Civil War: A History of the War Between the States (Workman) and has two degrees from UNC, a bachelor’s in history and a master of arts in teaching with an emphasis in history.
Read Kiger’s recommended reading list.
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