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Settling of the Americas (Pre-History - 1600)

There are 16 videos in this category and 30 videos in 7 subcategories.

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Ages: 16 - 18
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The Canary Effect: Kill the Indian, Save the Man
From auxiliumdocumentarylibrary.com
Delving deep into the often misunderstood and frequently overlooked historic realities of the American Indian, The Canary Effect follows the terrifying and horrific abuses instilled upon the Indigenous people of North America, and details the genocid... [more]
June 22, 2012 at 06:27 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
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Discoverin' America
From YouTube, produced by Alice Ricks
VA SOL 3.3a "The student will study the exploration of the Americas by describing the accomplishments of Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Jacques Cartier, and Christopher Newport" credits: all images in this film were found on google... [more]
January 5, 2011 at 01:30 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
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Pocahontas
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Learn the epic story of the famous Native American king's daughter as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis using a comic book as a tool to tell the message. Some great facts and sure to please students with the way it is presented. (03:00)
August 14, 2011 at 09:21 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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"America the Story of Us: Life in Jamestown"
From YouTube, produced by The History Channel
Find out what life was like in the Jamestown settlement. This is a recreation with insights into why the colony was established. It makes a good introduction to studying early American colonies.  NOTE: Remember to block all YouTube comments.  (02:55)
September 5, 2010 at 01:27 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Lost Colony of Roanoke
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This video from "In Search of History", introduces the Lost Colony of Roanoke. The colony's leader, John White, was sent to England to get supplies for the colony. Unfortunately, his return was delayed because England was at war with Spain. Run... [more]
October 14, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Mayflower
From history.com, produced by History Channel
From the Pilgrims' reasons for leaving Europe to the treacherous journey across the Atlantic, musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis puts to song the story of the Mayflower. (02:18)
February 26, 2012 at 10:40 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Death at Jamestown
From history.com, produced by History Channel
English settlers arrived at Jamestown expecting riches to fall into their hands, but were soon faced with a much harsher reality. English settlers ignored the advice from the Native Indians and couldn’t survive most of the harsh winter. (1:07)
February 27, 2012 at 09:25 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Life in Jamestown
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this clip find out what it took to be a settler in the early-American colony of Jamestown. The ultimate goal of new English settlers was survival. They knew they had an unlimited amount of natural resources and a whole wilderness to explore. Once ... [more]
February 27, 2012 at 09:33 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Trials of the First Settlements
From blogtalkradio.com, produced by The New Heights Educational Group, Inc, Kathy Woodring
This is a podcast.  Ms. Woodring is kind enough to include her reference/research links. "This show includes the settlement of “Colonial America”, the immense sacrifices, and trials of the first settlements helps in defining a deep appreciation of Am... [more]
September 3, 2014 at 04:17 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Prehistoric Europeans. First Native Americans (2 of 3)
From YouTube
This short clip shows how DNA is used to support the theory of who were inhabitants of America first. (05:21)
September 19, 2015 at 11:01 AM
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