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CANCELLED: LLI: Understanding Impeachment

Presented ByLifelong Learning Institute, Manassas
When/WhereTuesday, Oct 01, 2019 10:30amHylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology

This event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.

Instructor: Ann Cain

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

In this class, we will examine the process by which the lower house of the legislature brings charges against a civil officer of government for crimes that are alleged to have been committed. It is like being indicted for a crime. The class will examine the impeachment of Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, the resignation of Richard Nixon to avoid impeachment, and calls for impeachment of Donald Trump.

Ann Cain spent 39 years teaching American history and government to high school and community college students in several states including Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree in history from Duke University and her master’s degree in history from the University of Tulsa. She is a James Madison Foundation Fellow with a special interest in the creation of the United States and the U.S. Constitution. Ann is a member of the LLI program committee.

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