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The Founding Fathers

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Inventing the American Presidency
From YouTube, produced by TED-Ed
When the founders of the United States gathered to create the foundations of the country, they decided on three branches of government, with a president central to the executive branch. Kenneth C. Davis explains why this decision was not necessarily ... [more]
August 25, 2018 at 06:18 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Our Founding Fathers
From teachertube.com, produced by ben.thompson
This 12-minute video has a little bit of information about several of the Founding Fathers. A good review. Easy to follow. Students should have a list of those featured so they can follow along easier.
October 10, 2010 at 08:18 PM
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Founding Fathers, Authors of US Constitution Misunderstood
From ksl.com, produced by ksl.com
This three-minute video is about findings of historians that questions whether some of the Founding Fathers had a belief in religion that was not the same as what some people today believe. Items such as woman's suffrage, slavery, and even Watergate ... [more]
February 21, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
The Naked Underground: Founding Father's Death Wish
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
This short video is a compilation of Revolutionary period paintings and modern day video.  The video discusses certain urban legends regarding the mysterious and sometimes bizarre ways some of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence died. ... [more]
October 10, 2010 at 01:17 AM
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Wisdom from our Founding Fathers
From YouTube
This video shares some of the principles and beliefs of America's Founding Fathers. There is no narration...only music, pictures, and the printed word.  (05:23)
April 7, 2009 at 07:32 AM
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Kids Talk Politics-Founding Fathers' Day-(Famous Quotes made by Founding Fathers)
From YouTube, produced by Kids Talk Politics
This video shows pictures of the Founding Fathers and famous quotes made by them. This would be a great resource for a unit/lesson on America, Founding Fathers, Presidents, etc. and would work well in conjunction with non-fiction texts on these subje... [more]
September 12, 2011 at 10:36 PM
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Evolution of American Philosophy, Part II (Audio Only)
From blogtalkradio.com, produced by The New Heights Educational Group, Inc
The last episode concentrated on the philosophy of John Locke, who was described as inspiring Thomas Paine. The radical ideas of these early philosophers seem to have influenced much of the thinking of some of the prominent founding fathers. Therefo... [more]
November 19, 2014 at 08:22 PM
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Fox News Talks About Some Founding Fathers Of U.S. Being Black
From YouTube, produced by Fox News
Fox News anchor Glenn Beck did some research. What he came up with was astonishing. Like most people, he was taught that black people were only slaves in the United States and really didn’t contribute anything to the country other than being a slave.... [more]
February 26, 2017 at 10:04 AM
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The Letters of Adams and Jefferson
From YouTube, produced by HBO
This segment describes the years of correspondence between Adams in Massachusetts and Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in Virginia. Hard feelings had come between Adams and Jefferson over the election of 1800, which Jefferson won. In their elder years,... [more]
April 7, 2009 at 09:50 PM
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The American Founding Fathers: Greatest Social Experiment in History
From YouTube
This video was created to encourage people to read the Constitution and read the words of the men that created our founding documents. It is an amateur video that has slides and lots of text with quotes from many famous people. It is a good quality v... [more]
April 30, 2010 at 02:37 PM
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