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Compatriot William S. "Bill" Covington, Jr.,
Contact him at 972-571-8183.
 

Topics
These are his core topics. Contact him to discuss your need.

  1. The Continental Soldier of the American Revolution - approx. 25-30 minutes
    Equipment and weapons carried by the Continental soldier during the course of the American Revolution.

  2. Bad Girls of the American Revolution - approx. 25-30 minutes
    Contributions of the patriot women during the American Revolution. Content varies with the women selected.

  3. Ethnicities in the Continental Army during the American Revolution - approx. 25-30 minutes
    Content varies by audience request. I have spoken on the Scots-Irish, Germans, indentured servants, children, Native Americans, African-Americans and other foreigners who contributed to the colonies winning their independence.

  4. Pint-sized Patriots - approx. 25-30 minutes
    Contributions of children to the patriot cause during the American Revolution.

  5. Churches and Religion During the American Revolution - approx. 25-30 minutes
    This presentation looks at the different denominations and their positions as the Revolution approached.

  6. The Worst of Hells: British Prison Ships During the American Revolution - approx. 25-30 minutes
    This presentation examines the use of prison "hulks" by the British as places of confinement for patriot prisoners of war during the American Revolution.

  7. The Signers of the Constitution - approx. 25-30 minutes
    This presentation is a type of group biography of the various men who signed the Constitution. It looks at several key figures who are rather remarkable.

  8. The Declaration of Independence and the Magna Carta - approx. 25-30 minutes
    This presentation looks at the similarities between these two crucial documents.

  9. Vignettes of George Washington - approx. 25-30 minutes
    This presentation fits the DAR specifications for the "George Washington Tea" around the birthday of Washington. Scenes from the life of our first president.


Compatriot James N. Gibson,
Contact him at 714-642-1210.
 

Topics
Contact him to discuss your need.

  1. American Militia - approx. 45-60 minutes
    The actual use of militia from the French and Indian War to the War of 1812.

  2. American Riflemen in the War of 1812 - approx. 45-60 minutes
    Author of "A War Without Rifles", "The 1792 Militia Act and the War of 1812". Discussion on the reasons for the shortage of riflemen in many areas during the war.


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