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Values in Revolutionary America

20 minutes 54 seconds

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What was prerevolutionary America like? Reenactments help reveal how the values of family life, race and society, religion, and politics formed the unique culture in America that led to its independence. Examines the strong family unit that created a stable, ordered society; the influence of religion in unifying the colonists; and the self-governing structure that helped fuel the break from England. Part of Colonial Life Series.

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Runtime: 20 minutes 54 seconds

Reenactment of Roanoke Island Colony life. 2 men in elegant fifteen nineties clothing walk past an indigenous person speaking to a settler. Caption. Thus, Lord Grenville returned to England for supplies.
Colonial Life
Episode 4
27 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Man dressed in American Revolutionary clothing speaking at a podium with a large book open and 2 lit candles in holders on either side. Caption. In churches for religious practice and fellowship.
Colonial Life
Episode 5
19 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People dressed in Pilgrim-era clothing stand outdoors near a table filled with food. A wooden structure is in the background. Caption. Of sharing our harvests with family and friends.
Colonial Life
Episode 6
16 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 6
Men, women, and children sit at church pews wearing American Revolutionary-era clothing. Caption. Children would also learn to obey parents.
Colonial Life
Episode 7
20 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12