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Events Leading up to War: The Revolutionary War (2004)

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What were the key events that brought a divided people together to stand and fight as one? In this engaging production your students will learn about The French and Indian War, Stamp Act, Intolerable Acts, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, and battles at Lexington and Concord.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Events Leading up to War: The Revolutionary War

How the U.S.A. Grew: 13 Colonies to 50 States (2001)

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This program is designed to give students a clear understanding of the historical events of various land acquisitions that led to the creation of the United States as it exists today. Archival footage combined with lively maps and graphics help tell the story of how the United States grew from 13 colonies to 50 states.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
How the U.S.A. Grew: 13 Colonies to 50 States

Colonial Times: Field Trips to Yesterday (2001)

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Students take an educational and entertaining journey back to Colonial America to learn what life was like in the original Thirteen Colonies. Shot at historic restoration in York, ME; Philipsburg Manor, NY; Philadelphia; and Colonial Williamsburg, program interviews "Colonists" at each site so viewers can explore the similarities and differences of lifestyles.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:22
Colonial Times: Field Trips to Yesterday

Creating the Federal Government (2001)

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How our country's founders forged the framework of our government comes to life in this engaging program. Students will learn about James Madison and Alexander Hamilton and their key roles in the creation of the Constitution.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:22
Creating the Federal Government