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Dr. Robert Wooster

Department of Humanities, Unit 5814
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
(361) 825-2402
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Topics of Expertise

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


1. The Military and Texas in 19th Century

Summary: A discussion of the issues impacting the western frontier of Texas including:  Indian Wars, settlement, and the relationship between the state and federal governments during the period.
Related Fourth Grade TEKS: 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), 4.14(B)
Related Seventh Grade TEKS: 7.3(A), 7.3(B), 7.3(C), 7.3(D), 7.4(A), 7.4(B), 7.4(C), 7.5(A), 7.5(B)
Length: 45-60 minutes
Appropriate Audience: Adult
Setup Requirements: none

Areas of Service

Within 150 Miles of Brownsville
Within 150 Miles of San Antonio

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