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2021  “ZOOM”   LECTURE SCHEDULE

 

Cranford Senior Housing L3 Date and time to be determined

First Presbyterian Church of New Vernon L3 Date and time to be determined

1/9 County of Passaic/ The Dey Mansion 1pm L4

1/12 Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County 1:30pm L12

1/13 Township of Ocean Historical Museum 7pm L3 (abridged)

1/14 Rockaway Township Public Library 6:30pm L5

1/18 Colonel Thomas Reynolds Chapter, DAR 7pm L3 (abridged)

1/19 Somerset County Senior Wellness 11am L12

2/2 North Haledon Public Library 1:30pm L1

2/4 Mendham Township Library 7pm L3

2/10 Temple B’Nai Or 1pm L5

2/10 Cranford Senior Housing 3pm L1

2/11 Library of the Chathams 7pm L5

2/16 FILL at Fairleigh Dickinson University 10am L5

2/18 Montville Township Public Library 1pm L5

2/18 Bernards Township Library 7pm L5

3/1 FILL at Fairleigh Dickinson University 1pm L3

3/2 The Old Guard-Summit 10am L3

3/6 County of Passaic/The Dey Mansion 1pm L3

3/8 Warren County Library 6:30pm L3

3/11 Parsippany Public Library 2pm L3

3/18 National Society of the Colonial Dames of America-NJ (time tbd) L3

5/4 Millburn Public Library 2pm L4

 

 

LECTURE GUIDE

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M*****THE “OVERVIEW” SERIES*****

L1-GEORGE WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY, AND THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

The Man...The State...The War

L2-AFTER THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

We rebelled...We fought...We won

LET OUR COUNTRY BEGIN!

L3-“REMEMBER THE LADIES”:WOMEN DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Women, Health, and Medicine during The American Revolution

L4-REMEMBERING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Mark Twain once said, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story”. How do you remember the founding of our country?

L5-GEORGE WASHINGTON and MORRISTOWN, NJ...PERFECT TOGETHER

It’s a beautiful day! Let’s take a walk. Let’s take a ride. Let’s “visually” explore the Revolutionary War/Morristown, NJ/George Washington connection. (Something     you’ve been meaning to do for as long as you can remember, right? So, LET’S DO IT!)

 

*****THE “THEMED” SERIES*****

L6-“PAINTING” THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

The founding of our country through the eyes of the artist

L7-“THE WHOLE STORY”

including:So whatever happened to Aaron Burr?

including:So why did Benedict Arnold become a traitor?

including:So did all those people really fit in that small boat with Washington?

Iconic people and iconic events in their entirety:THE WHOLE STORY

L8-FORGOTTEN FOUNDERS

Anybody remember Samual Adams? (Beer?)

Maybe Ethan Allen? (Furniture?)

How about Henry Knox? (Gold?)

It’s time we remember our Forgotten Founders

L9-FALLING FROM GRACE

The “dark side” of The American Revolution

L10-“WRITING” THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

“WE THE PEOPLE” Democracy:A 2000 year journey

The documents and ideas that created our country

 

*****THE “lesser known” SERIES*****

L11-“lesser known” GEORGE WASHINGTON

It wasn’t easy creating a new country, but someone had to do it!

L12-“lesser known” HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

You might know their names, now learn what you might not know they did

L13-“lesser known” AMAZING WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

They questioned! The resisted! They boycotted!

They fought! They spied! They even dueled!

The “weaker”sex? Think again!

L14-“lesser known” AMERICAN REVOLUTION

It’s the little things that count!

L15-“lesser known” BATTLES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

 

*****THE “AMERICAN HISTORY 101” SERIES*****

(Lectures in this series can be given individually, or in any combination)

L16-THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN ONE HOUR (1754-1804)

L17-THE ROAD TO REVOLUTION (1754-1776)

L18-THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783)

L19-AFTER THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1783-1804)

L20-THE WAR OF 1812:From the FRENCH REVOLUTION to the BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS

 

*****THE “HIGHLIGHTS” SERIES*****

(A little from this lecture, a little from that lecture)

L21-LECTURE “HIGHLIGHTS” VOLUME1

L22-LECTURE “HIGHLIGHTS” VOLUME 2

L23-LECTURE “HIGHLIGHTS” VOLUME 3