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Causes of the Revolution

Videos about the road to Revolution

There are 23 videos in this category and 16 videos in 3 subcategories.

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Battle of Fort Necessity
From vimeo.com, produced by vimeo
Battle of Jumonville Glen. This "battle" was one of the most important ones because it was the battle that started the French and Indian War, which then lead to the American Revolution and the creation of the United States of America. The video expla... [more]
September 24, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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The Townshend Duties
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
History video for high school. "The repeal of the Stamp Act did not end Britain’s plan to tax the colonies. In 1767, Chancellor of the Exchequer Charles Townshend proposed enacting new customs duties on the most popular items imported by the colonies... [more]
December 11, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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Political situation
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text and it is about the political situation and political causes of the American Revolution. "The Revolution generated radical changes in the principles, opinions, and sentiments of the American people. New ideas and iss... [more]
December 11, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration
From YouTube, produced by Soomo Publishing
In this video, you will see the founding fathers "rocking it out" to the song "Too Late to Apologize."  The characters sing about some of the reasons of the Revolutionary War. This is a guaranteed hit with your students. (3:22)
February 18, 2012 at 02:27 PM
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Social Situation
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This is a video accompanied by text. It is about the social situation and the social causes of the American Revolution. Although the concept of forming an autonomous American nation was not new, Thomas Paine’s call to create a democratic republic res... [more]
December 11, 2009 at 10:10 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6
From YouTube, produced by crashcourse
CAUTION: A three-letter word is used in the first couple of minutes. Although, it is not necessarily a curse word--some may be offended. PLEASE PREVIEW BEFORE WATCHING.)  John Green teaches you about the roots of the American Revolution. The Revoluti... [more]
March 9, 2013 at 01:34 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
From Colonies to Constitution: The War for Independence
From howstuffworks.com
'This program traces the key events of the American Revolutionary War from its outbreak at Lexington, Massachusetts in 1775 to the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783." This 15 minute video goes over the major points, but does not add a lot of d... [more]
September 8, 2010 at 07:36 PM
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Causes of the First American Revolution
From YouTube
This four-minute video provides an overview of the impact of the French and Indian War on the preparation of the colonies for the Revolutionary War. A good video that could benefit from a timeline to help students understand the cause and effect rela... [more]
September 19, 2011 at 10:34 PM
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Tension Between the Colonists and British
From gamequarium.org, produced by Ignite Learning
This short cartoon uses humor to address the different issues which caused tension between the colonists and British and lead to the Revolutionary War.  Both sides are covered. The 1765 Stamp Act,Townsend Act, French and Indian War are all briefly me... [more]
July 30, 2010 at 06:50 PM
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Colonists Protest British Policies
From history.com, produced by History Channel
From the 1760's onward, colonial anger grows as the British pass a series of taxes and laws. With each one, the two groups move closer to war. This is a quick, two minute, overview of the causes of the Revolutionary War. A timeline of events would be... [more]
October 31, 2010 at 02:11 PM
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