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Global Origins of the Great War

Event Type: Genealogy/History
Age Group(s): Adults, Older Adults
Date: 3/23/2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:45 PM
Description:
 The Carolina Room is once again partnering with the Charlotte Museum of History to present Dr. Heather Perry of UNC Charlotte, who will address the major questions behind the causes of World War I. Why did the assassination of the Austro-Hungarian crown prince in 1914 plunge Europe—and eventually the world—into four years of unprecedented slaughter? What motivated European governments to join the first total war of the twentieth century? How did an isolated incident of domestic terrorism explode into a lengthy, industrialized conflict that transformed global politics and re-drew national boundaries which continue to affect Europeans today? The program will take place at the Charlotte Museum of History on Shamrock Drive.
Library: Off-site Location
Registration Ends: 3/22/2017 at 11:00 PM
Other Information:
 The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. (See information below.) The Charlotte History Museum is located at 3500 Shamrock Drive.
Contact: Shelia Bumgarner
Contact Number: 704-416-0150
Presenter: Dr. Heather Perry
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend.

We're sorry. The registration deadline was 3/22/2017 at 11:00 PM.