Archiving Early America

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Resource:Archiving Early America
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Summary:Age Range: 9-18 (Grades 4-12, with parental supervision). This website has free short educational films of major milestones of the American Revolution that are really quite good. Plus, they have maps, portraits, and documents to really flesh out a study of the American Revolution.
Description:When you get to the site, you'll see a list of the videos including:
  • The Ben Franklin Story
  • The Life of George Washington
  • Declaring Independence
  • The Shot Heard Around The World
  • Molly Pitcher. An American Heroine
  • And more.
When you are through with the videos, use the top menu to explore:
  • Famous Lives - Ben Franklin, Daniel Boone, Paul Revere, men of the Revolution
  • Freedom Documents - Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, The U.S. Constitution.

  • World of Early America - Read some obituaries of notable characters of the time, view rare images, maps and hear famous songs.

  • Milestones - Learn about The Whiskey Rebellion, Thomas Paine's "Common Sense," The Louisiana Purchase and other defining events in early American history.
There is a wealth of material in these archives -- a real treasure trove for those with an interest in early American history.
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Social Studies
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
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