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Modern World History Online

Modern World History Online covers the important people and events of world history from the age of exploration in the mid-fifteenth century through the modern era. Topical entries, biographies, maps, primary source documents, and timeline entries provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, and events that have defined world history.

 

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Kansas City Jazz: The Golden Years

Sat, Jun 22 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Join jazz historian Kent Rausch for an exploration of the golden years of Kansas City jazz through vintage images and audio recordings.

First National Park Rangers

Tue, Jul 16 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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After returning from Spanish-American War, the Buffalo Soldiers were sent to California and became the first rangers of the National Park Service.

Marshals, Thugs and Outlaws in Jackson County

Mon, Jun 24 2019
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Hear the tales of the officials and outlaws – the famous and not so famous -- who lived, worked, and passed through the doors of the 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum in downtown Independence.

The Artillery of Freedom: The Story of Lt. Patrick H. Minor

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Join storyteller Brother John Anderson as he portrays Lt. Patrick H. Minor, the only African American U.S. Army officer to lead an all-black artillery unit in the Battle of Westport.

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