History Study Groups

In the past, the Academy for Lifelong Learning has offered the following study groups in history:

  • Silent Service: Nuclear Submarines and the Cold War
  • The Secret Lives of the First Ladies
  • A Wilderness of Mirrors: Spies and Counter-Spies in the Cold War
  • 20th Centruy Russia
  • Europe After 1945
  • Europe's Jews 1789-1945
  • Victorian Heroines: Their Trials and Triumphs
  • 19th Century
  • Mourners, Reformers & Spies: Women in the Mid-19th Century
  • Sizzling Sixties
  • Myth, Legend -- or History?
  • Canada: Our Friendly Neighbor Across the Backyard Fence
  • Indians of New York
  • The Corps of Discovery: Lewis and Clark
  • Indians of the Trans-Mississippi West vs. Manifest Destiny
  • A Great Majority of Scoundrels
  • Quest West: American Expansion in the 1840s
  • The Myth and Reality of the American Cowboy
  • World War II: Homefronts, Battlefronts, Personal Glimpses
  • The Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic
  • History, Science and Art All Around Us
  • The Hudson: A River to Live By
  • The Battle of Saratoga
  • Mystique of the Adirondacks
  • Adirondack Characters
  • Great Camps of the Adirondacks
  • The Time of Our Lives: Writing About Our Century
  • The Exotic Caribbean