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Life in the Colonies

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The Mystery of Roanoke Colony
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
Before Jamestown and Plymouth, the English attempted to forge a colony at Roanoke. Within three years, it had disappeared, leaving a mysterious clue behind. What really happened to the Roanoke settlers? (1:56) This would be a good video to watch alon... [more]
January 18, 2011 at 05:43 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Religion in the Colonies and Witchcraft
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
The first Puritans who settled in New England brought with them a passion and conviction in their religious beliefs. Many also believed in the reality and efficacy of magic. Especially in New England, the culture of wonders was rooted in providential... [more]
December 8, 2009 at 09:36 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Historical Boston - James Otis and a Cause of the Revolutionary War
From teachertube.com, produced by teachertube
This video explains Otis and his role in the Writs of Assistance and how this fit into the causes of the Civil War. A very good overview of this episode in time. The video is six minutes long and features a narrator. Excellent
October 19, 2011 at 05:44 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Disney History Connections: Colonial America - Don Hahn
From YouTube, produced by Disney Educational Productions
How did the quest for Gold, God and Glory shape our country? What was at the heart of the tension between the colonists and the Powhatans? In what ways does our colonial heritage continue to shape the stories, art and culture of our modern world? All... [more]
October 29, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Disney History Connections: Colonial America - Henricus, VA
From YouTube, produced by Disney Educational Productions
How did the quest for Gold, God and Glory shape our country? What was at the heart of the tension between the colonists and the Powhatans? In what ways does our colonial heritage continue to shape the stories, art and culture of our modern world? All... [more]
October 29, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
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Art Snacks - Colonial Tailor
From YouTube, produced by Kevin Honeycutt
Tailoring--the art of cutting.  Kevin provides a history of tailoring in the colonial days.  He draws while he teaches.  (03:40)
September 20, 2013 at 02:34 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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The Great Awakening
From blogtalkradio.com, produced by New Heights Show on Education, Kathy Woodring
"The Great Awakening was a period of great revivalism that spread throughout the colonies in the 1730s and 1740s. It de-emphasized the importance of church doctrine and instead put a greater importance on the individual and their spiritual experience... [more]
October 27, 2014 at 12:18 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Crime and Punishment in Colonial America
From YouTube
A photo story created to explain trial procedures, and various punishments that a convicted criminal could expect to receive in colonial America. (03:38)
July 11, 2009 at 03:46 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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The Value of Tobacco in Colonial Times (2:33)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Tobacco was the lifeblood of the early Southern colonies, and its profits led directly to the rapid growth of slavery in the new nation. This video shows how the need for more labor resulted in the start of slavery and its impact on America at that... [more]
July 20, 2011 at 11:11 PM
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Ages: 9 - 15
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Puritan Family of Early New England
From havefunwithhistory.com
This film highlights daily life in a very early new england colonial village. It includes scenes of hunting, fishing, cooking, farming, and more. Video production is old but information is good.  Run time 10:00.
September 8, 2010 at 04:48 PM
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