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Dr. Gregg Cantrell

3958 Shannon Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76116
(817) 257-7035
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Topics of Expertise

Mexican Colonization
Texas Revolution
Republic of Texas
Early Statehood
Civil War and Reconstruction
Turn of the Century (1880s-1920s)
Texas Government and Politics

Presentations

1. In Search of Stephen F. Austin

Summary: Presents interesting, little-known facts about Stephen F. Austin's life, including material on his family relationships, personality, and motivations.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 4.2(E), 4.19(A)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.2(E), 7.3(A)
Length: 30-45 minutes
Appropriate Audience: High School (14-18 yr olds), Adult
Setup Requirements: None

2. The Biographer as Detective: Stephen F. Austin as a Case Study

Summary: Examines the challenges faced by a biographer, using the author's work on Stephen F. Austin as examples.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 4.2(E), 4.19(A)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.2(E), 7.3(A)
Length: 30-45 minutes
Appropriate Audience: Adult
Setup Requirements: None

3. Stephen F. Austin and the Tejanos, 1821-1836

Summary: Examines Stephen F. Austin's attitudes toward, and relations with, Tejanos.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 4.2(E), 4.19(A)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.2(E), 7.3(A), 7.19(A)
Length: 30-45 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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