Speakers Bureau Talks and Living History Presentations for Your CommunityNew Speakers Bureau Talks: 2021We added the following new talks to our Speakers Bureau Catalogue in 2021. Click on the photos or the blurbs for more information about each talk. view talkBreeding Radicals: The Importation, Refinement, and Exportation of Social Conflict in Early Vermont (1761 - 1861)Present-day Vermont has a reputation for offering a peaceful break from the hectic stress of discord elsewhere. However, Vermont's history doesn't align with this perception. view talkDetails Meet Creativity in WritingAuthor Yvonne Daley shares examples of how successful writers interlace historical, scientific, and societal details into their stories. view talkDo We Still Need an Armed Citizenry?Meg Mott focuses on the political theory behind the Second Amendment. Why did a “republican form of government” require an armed citizenry? view talkMust Free Speech Endure Hate Speech?The First Amendment prevents Congress from passing any laws that abridge the freedom of speech. But what does that actually mean? view talkThe Stono RebellionThe Stono Rebellion has been called the most important slave revolt in North American history. In this lecture, Damian Costello examines the events and the deep African roots of the 1739 uprising in South Carolina.