• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-11-2022 to 07-11-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Bonnie Vega
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    The latter half of the 19th century was dominated by industrial capitalists who turned their businesses empires into monopolies. As modern America was born, middle class urban residents and Midwest and Southern farmers feared the dominance of these monopolies. Although they never worked together they created a movement called Progressivism to protect... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-25-2022 to 07-25-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Bonnie Vega
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    He persevered through illness and personal loss. He said of his father, “He was the best man I ever knew. He combined strength and courage with gentleness, tenderness and great unselfishness. He would not tolerate in us children selfishness or cruelty, idleness, cowardice or untruthfulness.” These would be the guiding principles of his adult life and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-08-2022 to 08-08-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Bonnie Vega
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Teddy Roosevelt was a progressive Republican. He would be known as the “Trust Buster” but in reality became the trust regulator. He sympathized with the Progressives and realized that the federal government had to regulate business to protect the American people from their... read more
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