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History of the Republican Party

October 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dr. Dwayne Beggs

1:00 – 2:00 pm, Tuesday

October 5 – November 2 (5 weeks)

Hybrid class: in person and online

America was built on the foundation of politics and political movements.  At the outset two distinct parties arose, the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. The Democratic-Republicans would drop the Republican portion of their name, becoming the Democratic Party. The Whig Party would emerge in part from the Federalist Party. By the mid-1800s the Whig Party would die out and from its ashes would come the Republican Party. Join us as we trace the history of the Republican Party from its inception to the present.

Dr. Dwayne Beggs has taught popular classes on many military conflicts for Lifelong Learning. Dr. Beggs earned a M.A. and a Ph.D. in U.S. Diplomatic History from BGSU. He also holds an M. Div. and served as a Youth Pastor / Associate Pastor for 22 years.

For more information, contact Lifelong Learning Coordinator Dr. Laura Megeath at lifelong@lourdes.edu or 419-824-3707.


October 5, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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