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The Story Of America: Part 1: Forging A Nation

55 minutes

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Chronicles the emergence of the United States from a British colony in 1620 to the selection of George Washington as the new nation's first president. Sequences significant events, such as the Puritans and the Salem witch trials, the Seven Years War, the rising tension between England and the colonists, the "shot heard 'round the world," the Revolutionary War, and finally the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Uses paintings, quotes, and reenactments in the 16 short sections.

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The Story Of America
Episode 1
55 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 11
The Story Of America
Episode 2
56 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 11
The Story Of America
Episode 3
55 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 11