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Dr. Archie P. McDonald

P.O. Box 6223 SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6223
(936) 468-2407
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Topics of Expertise

European Colonization
Texas Revolution
Republic of Texas
Early Statehood
Civil War and Reconstruction
Western Frontier Texas (1840-1880s)
Farming Industry
Texas' Role in 20th Century Events
Texas Government and Politics

Presentations

1. What Do You Know About the Lone Star State?

Summary: A presentation of what Texans know and what they should know about their state.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 4.16(A), 4.16(B), 4.16(C), 4.16(D)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.16 (B), 7.19 (A), 7.19 (B), 7.19 (C)
Length: 45-60 minutes
Appropriate Audience: Middle School (11-14 yr olds), High School (14-18 yr olds), Adult
Setup Requirements: None

2. Any topic on Texas history.

Summary: Texas history.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 4.1(A), 4.1(B), 4.1(C), 4.1(D), 4.2(A), 4.2(B), 4.2(C), 4.2(D), 4.2(E), 4.3(A), 4.3(B), 4.3(C), 4.3(D), 4.3(E), 4.4(A), 4.4(B), 4.4(C), 4.4(D), 4.5(A), 4.5(B), 4.5(C)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.1 (A), 7.1 (B), 7.1 (C), 7.2 (A), 7.2 (B), 7.2 (C), 7.2 (D), 7.2 (E), 7.2 (F), 7.3 (A), 7.3 (B), 7.4 (A), 7.4 (B), 7.5 (A), 7.5 (B), 7.6 (A), 7.6 (B), 7.7 (A), 7.7 (B), 7.7 (C), 7.7 (D), 7.7 (E)
Length: 45-60 minutes
Appropriate Audience: Middle School (11-14 yr olds), High School (14-18 yr olds), Adult
Setup Requirements: Microphone for audiences of more than 50 persons

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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