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Why examine the Colonial period in this way? The period of American history before the Declaration of Independence is typically given short shrift in history books, as... Learn more
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April 26 · 1:30 PMPuritans' Long ShadowAccording to H.L. Mencken, Puritanism is defined as “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” Hippolyte Taine, a 19th century French historian, said "... Learn more
February 15 · 1:30 PMThe Life and Times of Benjamin FranklinAt the brainstorming session of our November meeting, we were trying to choose two possible roads to go down: either to spend 2015 discussing the Era of Enlightenment... Learn more
December 7, 2014 · 5:30 PMDiscuss John Locke/Thomas Hobbes over dinnerWe will be discussing John Locke and Thomas Hobbes over dinner. It will be an informal conversation.
November 2, 2014 · 1:30 PMThe Scientific RevolutionIMPORTANT: THE DATE FOR THIS MEETUP WILL BE NOVEMBER 2ND. THIS IS A DEPARTURE FROM OUR TRADITION OF MEETING ON THE SECOND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH. PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS... Learn more
September 21, 2014 · 1:30 PMMartin Luther and The ReformationFinally, we are having a discussion topic I have looked forward to for some time: The Reformation, with the stress on Martin Luther. In our previous meeting, we... Learn more
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