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Online Lecture: Walking Political History in London’s Westminster District

Join us at 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, January 19 for this one-hour virtual field trip and Q&A to discover the 800 year development of England’s Parliament.
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Online Lecture: Walking Political History in London’s Westminster District

Join us at 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, January 19 for this one-hour virtual field trip and Q&A to discover the 800 year development of England’s Parliament.
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1 hour
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Program No. 24416RJ

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At a Glance

The Westminster district of London is Britain’s Royal and Political Capital. On this virtual field trip with London historian Ruth Polling, we will see Westminster Abbey, the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) and Downing Street as we explore how the English Parliament developed. Telling the story of the key moments over 800 years as power slowly transferred from an all powerful monarchy to today’s parliamentary democracy.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll and a reminder email one week, one day, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the instructor live using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted in the lecture description, all those who enroll in this program can attend the live event and will also receive a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within two weeks following the live event.
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Ruth Polling makes the complex history of Parliament understandable and engaging. Well worth hearing

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This was a very informative program. The leader was quite knowledgeable about the topic and quite interesting to listen to. This was a one-hour program and I learned quite a bit in a very short time. I am considering taking a longer online course that would cover much more of London.

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editor: see my comments i just submitted and use them if you wish

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This is the first time I've tried Road Scholar... The directions are easy to follow! Thank you!

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Informative lecture from a subject matter expert

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If you'd enjoy learning more about British history from a knowledgeable, engaging presenter, this program is for you.

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Excellent presentation looking at the evolution of democracy in Britain.

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Ruth Polling is the last word in English history!!!

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A very engaging and informative walk down history lane during the London Tour.






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