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Life in the Colonies

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The Great Awakening - Enlightenment
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
The Enlightenment brought logic and reason into the way colonists thought about the natural world. However, religion remained a critical aspect of each colonist’s daily life. The biggest issue the church faced at the beginning of the eighteenth centu... [more]
December 8, 2009 at 09:40 PM
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The Mystery of Roanoke Colony
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
Before Jamestown and Plymouth, the English attempted to forge a colony at Roanoke. Within three years, it had disappeared, leaving a mysterious clue behind. What really happened to the Roanoke settlers? (1:56) This would be a good video to watch alon... [more]
January 18, 2011 at 05:43 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Origins of Slavery
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
The origins of slavery can be traced back much further than the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century plantations in the southern United States. By the time the English had begun to settle permanent colonies in North America, the Spanish and Portuguese ... [more]
December 8, 2009 at 09:28 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Religion in the Colonies and Witchcraft
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
The first Puritans who settled in New England brought with them a passion and conviction in their religious beliefs. Many also believed in the reality and efficacy of magic. Especially in New England, the culture of wonders was rooted in providential... [more]
December 8, 2009 at 09:36 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Historical Boston - James Otis and a Cause of the Revolutionary War
From teachertube.com, produced by teachertube
This video explains Otis and his role in the Writs of Assistance and how this fit into the causes of the Civil War. A very good overview of this episode in time. The video is six minutes long and features a narrator. Excellent
October 19, 2011 at 05:44 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Family and Social Life in the Colonies
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
Family and social life for all Anglo-American colonists was colored by certain common conditions: a pre-industrial economy that put a premium on owning land, primitive knowledge of medicine by modern standards, and a social hierarchy shaped by the no... [more]
December 8, 2009 at 09:33 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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The Value of Tobacco in Colonial Times (2:33)
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. This video shows how the need for more labor resulted in the start of slavery and its impact on America at that... [more]
July 20, 2011 at 11:11 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Disney History Connections: Colonial America - Don Hahn
From YouTube, produced by Disney Educational Productions
How did the quest for Gold, God and Glory shape our country? What was at the heart of the tension between the colonists and the Powhatans? In what ways does our colonial heritage continue to shape the stories, art and culture of our modern world? All... [more]
October 29, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Disney History Connections: Colonial America - Henricus, VA
From YouTube, produced by Disney Educational Productions
How did the quest for Gold, God and Glory shape our country? What was at the heart of the tension between the colonists and the Powhatans? In what ways does our colonial heritage continue to shape the stories, art and culture of our modern world? All... [more]
October 29, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
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Art Snacks - Colonial Tailor
From YouTube, produced by Kevin Honeycutt
Tailoring--the art of cutting.  Kevin provides a history of tailoring in the colonial days.  He draws while he teaches.  This video is featured on http://mykidsturn.com. (3:40)
September 20, 2013 at 02:34 PM
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