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Settling of the Americas (Pre-History - 1600

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King William's War
From wcsh6.com
This six-minute video provides a good overview of this war and the large number of battles and tales of those massacred. A good cause and effect work and well worth showing with lots of interesting stories.
December 12, 2011 at 11:48 PM
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America the Story of Us: Rebels
From history.com, produced by The History Chanel
ind out how seven generations of European settlers survived against all odds in the establishment of the original American colonies. (43:58)
February 10, 2012 at 12:03 PM
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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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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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Mystery at Roanoke (1:56)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Before Jamestown and Plymouth, the English attempted to forge a colony at Roanoke. Within three years, it had disappeared, leaving a mysteriousclue behind. What really happened to the Roanoke settlers? This two minute video explains why this was a my... [more]
November 25, 2011 at 10:31 PM
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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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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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"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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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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Pre-Columbian Era History of the Americas
From montereyinstitute.org, produced by Hippocampus.org
Pictures are used to explain the expansion of humans into the Americas over 30,000 years ago. These first Native Americans were hunters and gatherers who began using agriculture, often in complex systems. Discusses the Pueblo, Iroquois, Aztecs and In... [more]
March 7, 2010 at 05:00 PM
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