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LLI7300

Course
LLI7300
Course Title
History of Charlotte

Description

Would you like to know more about the history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County? For newcomers and long-time residents, this overview looks at the history of Charlotte from its founding in colonial days, through the American Revolution, Civil War, growth of the textile mills, and up to today.

Objectives

At the completion of the workshop participants will gain an overview of the history of Charlotte from its founding to today.

Content

  • History of Charlotte
  • History of Mecklenburg County
  • Charlotte and the Revolutionary War
  • Charlotte and the Civil War
  • Charlotte and the textile industry
  • Charlotte and the World Wars
  • Charlotte and today

Prerequisites

none

Method of Instruction

  • Workshop

Evaluation

  • Exam:   no
  • Demonstration of skills:   no
  • Class participation:   yes