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Colonial History

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Ages: 13 - 18
Diverse Colonial Communities
From howstuffworks.com, produced by How Stuff Works
How the people in the colonies lived and the differences between them. Education and Class are the main elements in this three minute video. Should be interesting for students and puts a face on this time period for students and help them develop an ... [more]
September 25, 2010 at 11:50 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
Liberty`s Kids: Conflict in the South - Part 1 of 2
From YouTube, produced by PBS
In part 1 of this video, James and Henri follow Gen. Nathanael Green; Sarah is upset to discover Thomas Jefferson has slaves. British are preparing to move into the South. This is a good teaching resource for learning about American History. It certa... [more]
February 24, 2011 at 08:52 PM
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Ages: 7 - 14
Liberty's Kids: #03 "United We Stand" (2/2)
From YouTube, produced by PBS
James learns about mob rule when a British sailor is tarred and feathered. (10:51)
February 21, 2011 at 01:32 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Colonist Protest British Policies Before Revolutionary War
From history.com
This is a good three-minute video that shows some of the causes of the Revolutionary War. Students should have a timeline to go with this video. A word wall also would help. Good for all age groups.
September 3, 2010 at 10:55 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Salem Witch Trials
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
A brief chalkboard video telling what might have really caused a group of young women to become feverish and delusional?
January 18, 2011 at 05:47 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
The Life of Joseph Warren, Colonial Patriot
From blogtalkradio.com, produced by The New Heights Educational Group, Inc, Host Kathy Woodring
"Dr. Joseph Warren (June 11, 1741 – June 17, 1775) was an American doctor who played a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston in early days of the American Revolution, eventually serving as president of the revolutionary Massachuset... [more]
September 15, 2014 at 10:39 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
English Ships (1664)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS Learning Media
In 1664, four English gun boats appeared in New York harbor. This video explains how, just days later, New Amsterdam became New York. Through the Articles of Capitulation that gave England control of the colony as well as the unusual terms of this su... [more]
February 14, 2012 at 11:35 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Dutch West India Company (1621)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Dutch New York
The Dutch West India Company was a corporation formed in 1621. It was modeled on the Dutch East India Company, which was set up to trade in the East Indies. This video segment from Dutch New York describes how this new company had a monopoly on trade... [more]
February 14, 2012 at 10:58 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course U.S. History #4
From YouTube, produced by crashcourse
John Green teaches about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachussetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam. Before the English got there though, the colony was full of Dutch people who treated women pretty fairly, and allowed free... [more]
April 18, 2014 at 02:19 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
American Colonists Protest British Policies
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, colonial anger towards the British grows stronger and stronger with the passing of each new act. As each act is passed and repealed, the two groups move closer to war. This video contains special appearances by notable historians.... [more]
February 20, 2012 at 05:53 PM
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