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Heather Cox Richardson’s History of the Republican Party

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In this study group, we will explore the political history of the 19th and 20th centuries by discussing To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party (Basic Books, 2014) by Heather Cox Richardson. The author develops the thesis that the Republican Party swings between being the party of Lincoln (advancing equality and opportunity for all) and being the party of big business (advancing protection of property for a few), and examines why this keeps happening with predictable political and economic effects. With a focus on the presidencies of Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Eisenhower, Richardson’s detailed movement through American history combines with her sharp analysis of Republican politics to make her work thought-provoking and pleasurable. We hope you will join us for this lively discussion. 

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Virtual - Any Location

MultipleInstructor :
1.Kathy Ruhl2.Stephan Romm 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/7/2021 - 12/7/2021 Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM N/A, Virtual - Any Location  Map Stephan Romm  ; Kathy Ruhl 
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