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Settling of the Americas (Pre-history - 1600

There are 14 videos in this category and 36 videos in 7 subcategories.

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Ages: 9 - 18
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King Williams 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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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 - 18
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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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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: 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: 10 - 18
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Battle of Fallen Timbers and the Treaty of Greenville
From SchoolTube
This video discusses some of the key facts of the Battle of Fallen Timbers and some of the concessions made in the treaty of Greenville. This is a good video review, but students need to have a list of names of those involved and a map of the battle ... [more]
January 23, 2011 at 08:14 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1
From YouTube, produced by crashcourse
In episode 1, John talks about the Native Americans who lived in what is now the US prior to European contact. This is a history class, not archaeology, so we're mainly going to cover written history. That means we start with the first sustained Euro... [more]
February 2, 2013 at 08:09 AM
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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: 12 - 18
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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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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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