Around the World in 1800: UFM Lifetime Learning Class

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 6:30pm

Location: Community Room at Meadowlark

UFM Lifetime Learning and Meadowlark present Around the World in 1800. This three-session course will begin Thursday, Oct. 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room. The second and third sessions will meet Thursday, Oct. 20, and Thursday, Oct. 27.

In 1800 the world had become more closely interconnected and was experiencing significant and noteworthy change. The whirlwind tour begins with the first session and an examination of the United States. This new nation was just a mere 17-years-old and the first real democracy in the world. The U.S. had to prove to the monarchs of the world that it could adjust to an electorate of the people and the peaceful transition of power. This first session will also focus on seismic changes in Latin American from begin a group of colonies to several independent states. The second class will look at the events in Europe and the third session moved eastward to the once-mighty Ottoman Empire.

Enrollment is now open and can be completed by calling (785) 539-8763. If the office is not open, leave a message, and a staff member will call you back. This class is offered through UFM at no charge to Meadowlark residents, and Passport members may attend with a 20-percent discount.