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  • Critical Period 1775-1791

    Consider taking all four weeks of this American history course in order to provide yourself with a reminder of our rights as well as our responsibilities as American Citizens. You will never regret it. Most of the course will be an in depth analysis and study of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. Both documents will be provided to all participants.Critical Period 1775-1791We will go back to a time that was a cornerstone of American (World) History. It all started here.We will begin with “the shot heard around the world” at Lexington and Concord.We will then move on to an examination of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation, and the lessons they offer us today.During the second half of the evening we will examine the Constitutional Convention and the resulting US Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Consider this class a refresher course on citizenry. This evening’s history lesson will lay the foundation for the next three weeks.Register for all four classes (Critical Period 1775-1791, Our U.S. Congress, The Office of the President, and The U.S. Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights) at the same time and receive a $16 discount! All courses must be in your cart when checking out in order for the discount to be applied.Eden Prairie Community Education www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed
  • Heroes and Heroines: The History and Culture of France

    From the Viking invasions to the D-Day invasion, we will study the history and culture of Northern France from the 9th Century CE through the end of the World Wars.
  • Our U.S. Congress

    Consider taking all four weeks of this American history course in order to provide yourself with a reminder of our rights as well as our responsibilities as American Citizens. You will never regret it. Most of the course will be an in depth analysis and study of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. Both documents will be provided to all participants.Our U.S. CongressDiscover the many facets of our 535 members and how they influence our daily lives. We will study the history of the institution and the current issues it faces. How is Congress different from the institution that was in place 200 years ago? Study the roles and responsibilities of our most “representative” branch, and learn the rules so you make a difference as you communicate with your representatives. Topics will include declaration of war, budget talks, confirmations, impeachment, and lobbying. Philosophical topics like “should representatives vote their conscience or abide by their constituency" may also be explored.Register for all four classes (Critical Period 1775-1791, Our U.S. Congress, The Office of the President, and The U.S. Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights) at the same time and receive a $16 discount! All courses must be in your cart when checking out in order for the discount to be applied.Eden Prairie Community Education www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed
  • The Office of the President

    Consider taking all four weeks of this American history course in order to provide yourself with a reminder of our rights as well as our responsibilities as American Citizens. You will never regret it. Most of the course will be an in depth analysis and study of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. Both documents will be provided to all participants.The Office of PresidentThe office of President of the United States has been around now for over 225 years. We will study assassinations, wars, elections, speeches, and the powers and duties of the office. This class is packed with history. By the end of the evening your head will be spinning with useless trivia, insightful stories, and meaningful memories!Register for all four classes (Critical Period 1775-1791, Our U.S. Congress, The Office of the President, and The U.S. Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights) at the same time and receive a $16 discount! All courses must be in your cart when checking out in order for the discount to be applied. Eden Prairie Community Education www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed
  • The U.S. Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights

    Consider taking all four weeks of this American history course in order to provide yourself with a reminder of our rights as well as our responsibilities as American Citizens. You will never regret it. Most of the course will be an in depth analysis and study of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. Both documents will be provided to all participants.How many of the members of the Supreme Court can you name? The highest court in the land is our least understood branch of government. Now is the time to learn more about the Supreme Court's role in history and its role today. Gain an appreciation for and an understanding of the court through analysis of the current court and its application of the law. We will be examining the Bill of Rights as well.Register for all four classes (Critical Period 1775-1791, Our U.S. Congress, The Office of the President, and The U.S. Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights) at the same time and receive a $16 discount! All courses must be in your cart when checking out in order for the discount to be applied. Eden Prairie Community Education www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed
  • What You've Always Wanted to Know about Islam and Muslims

    Always wanted to learn more about Islam and Muslims? Register for this class and you will have a better understanding of what Islam teaches and what Muslims practice. The class will introduce basic terminology, demographics and differences between religion and culture. You will learn about the beliefs and practices of Muslims as well as religious celebrations. You will also have the opportunity to get your questions answered first hand.