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Dr. Jerry Thompson

5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, TX 78041
(956) 326-2464
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Topics of Expertise

Civil War and Reconstruction
Western Frontier Texas (1840-1880s)

Presentations

1. Tejanos in the Civil War

Summary: Lecture on the role of Tejanos in the Civil War.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 4.4(A), 4.19(C)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.5(A), 7.5(B)
Length: 45-60 minutes
Appropriate Audience: Adult
Setup Requirements: None

2. Civil War on the Texas-Mexico Border

Summary: Lecture on the impact of the Civil War on the borderlands region.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 4.4(A), 4.8(A), 4.19(C)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.5(A), 7.5(B), 7.5(C)
Length: 45-60 minutes
Appropriate Audience: Adult
Setup Requirements: none

Areas of Service

Anywhere
Anywhere within Texas
Within 150 Miles of Abilene
Within 150 Miles of Amarillo
Within 150 Miles of Brownsville
Within 150 Miles of Dallas/Fort Worth
Within 150 Miles of El Paso
Within 150 Miles of Houston
Within 150 Miles of San Antonio

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