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History of the United States

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(Interactive Game) Mission US
From mission-us.org, produced by WNET.ORG Thirteen
Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history.  You must register to play, but it is free and is an amazing way to put yourself in the middle of history.  Teachers: this would be g... [more]
July 16, 2012 at 05:04 PM
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Short Biography of Christopher Columbus
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This four-minute video shows the life of Christopher Columbus and how he came to find the Americas.
November 23, 2010 at 09:06 AM
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Washington Escapes Brooklyn
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, General Washington fights the biggest battle of his career, the battle of Brooklyn, also known as the battle of Long Island. The colonists become surrounded and as British General William Howe anticipates surrender, General Washin... [more]
February 20, 2012 at 05:26 PM
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Colonists Opposition In The Boston Tea Party
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video, after thirteen years of increasing British oppression, American colonists demand for British ships to return to Britain. The British refuse and, in response, the colonists attack British merchant ships in the Boston Harbor. In retaliat... [more]
February 20, 2012 at 06:09 PM
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Faces of America
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The United States is an immigrant nation full of diverse people. In this free nation a person can grow up to be anybody they want to be. In this video clip, prominent Americans talk about what makes America unique. (2:26)
February 21, 2012 at 03:24 PM
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British Victory at Bunker Hill
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In this video clip, the American colonists launch an attack against the British. Things seem to be looking bright for the colonists until a fatal lack of ammunition dooms the colonists chances in an early American Revolutionary battle near Boston. (1... [more]
February 20, 2012 at 05:13 PM
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American Victory at Trenton
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, General Washington and his men, in desperate need of a victory, defy military convention with a surprise attack against the British at Trenton. On the eve of Christmas, Washington marches his troops across the Delaware River in th... [more]
February 20, 2012 at 05:39 PM
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The Value of Tobacco
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Tobacco was the lifeblood of the early Southern colonies, and its profits led directly to the rapid growth of slavery in the new nation. Tobacco is a labor intensive crop which increased the need for African slaves because crop owners found that it w... [more]
February 27, 2012 at 09:19 PM
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Asia - North America Land Bridge Theory
From youtu.be, produced by waveandripple
This video discusses the possibility (although the narrator is a bit dogmatic) of a land bridge between Asia and North America.  The telling of the story is very creative and includes some myths shared by Native American tribes. (5:34)
June 19, 2013 at 09:18 AM
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Thomas Edison
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Thomas Edison was the epitome of a great American pioneer. He was a great salesman and businessman. Thomas Edison's most famous invention, the light bulb, paved the way for modern life. This clip contains commentary from a number of notable personnel... [more]
February 23, 2012 at 08:12 PM
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