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U.S. History - 1775-1783

Black and white illustration of soldiers charging opposing forces during the American Revolution. Several men are pummeled on the ground beneath their feet.
10 Things You Don't Know About
Season 3 / Ep 5
43 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Yellow wildflower in foreground, low shrubs and dead trees in background. Boulder County Colorado Front Range. Caption: (Rother) This is a portion of the 2003 Overland Fire.
WildFIRE PIRE
Episode 1
3 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man looks at camera and parts lips mid-speech. Backdrop displays black and white illustration of shirtless man falling forward with hair swept up behind him. Caption. One on the eastern seaboard near present-day Boston.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 4
28 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of weathered Constitution on parchment with handwritten script that reads, "We the people," in large script at top.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 1
29 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman parts lips in mid-speech. Painting with mounds of pottery and a figure holding up their fist as backdrop. Caption. And, in the process, founded San Antonio, Texas.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 3
28 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, Founding the Constitution.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 2
27 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, Writing the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 3
27 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color illustration of a silhouette behind a curtain overlooking boats on a lake in the distance. Title card reads, "A Spy Called James."
9 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Collaged illustration of Revolutionary War soldiers manning cannons. A map as backdrop. Caption. Male as Narrator. The third Monday in April is Patriot's Day.
All About the Holidays
Episode 28
1 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Man in work clothes balances on a metal beam above sprawling cityscape. Caption. There's only one place to go, up.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 7
44 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Gray bearded man in cravat grimaces and looks off camera. Blurs of light flare in background. Caption.Total independence from Britain.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 2
44 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Words that read, "Join or die," appear beneath a sketch of a snake cut into 8 segments, with the initials of the first 8 states of the U, S next to each segment. Behind that is a painting of a colonial battle. Caption. The 'Join or Die' flag.
Primary Citizenship
Episode 1
9 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: K - 6
Lake with the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D,C in the distance. Text on image reads, "Becoming Equal Under the Law."
33 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of Black men wearing Civil War-era clothing, hoeing fields alongside Black women and children. Caption. Her skill in speaking impressed many people.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 2
48 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Old sepia-toned map shows property lines with parcels numbered and geographic features noted on map.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 3
47 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital map titled "Battle of Saratoga." The 13 American Colonies are shaded in green. The cities of Boston, New York and Philadelphia are shaded red. The remainder of the map, including Canada, is labeled, "Indian Territories."
Command Decisions
Episode 9
20 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a pile of brown leaves and pine needles on the ground.
18 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Close shot looking up at beams of sunlight shining through a tree. Text on image reads, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Caption. Here in Boston on September 17, 1630.
Drive Thru History
Episode 3
27 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dave Stotts speaks to camera. Behind him, a brick tower and small graveyard. Caption. For the Order of the Poor Clerics Regular.
Drive Thru History
Episode 7
25 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Collage of images, including George Washington's painted portrait and a 1999 New Jersey Quarter that reads, "Crossroads of the Revolution, 1787." Caption. Where heroes are made and legends are created.
Drive Thru History
Episode 12
22 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dave Stotts faces camera standing next to a monument in Battle Hill, Long Island. Caption. Now home to one of the most beautiful cemeteries.
Drive Thru History
Episode 10
23 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white blurred photograph of multi-story buildings lining a street. Caption. Today, we have a lot of ground to cover.
Drive Thru History
Episode 6
25 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Portrait painting of George Fox, 1624 to 1691. He has shoulder length white hair, wearing a jacket, cravat, and wide brimmed hat. Caption. Even went as far as springing him from jail several times.
Drive Thru History
Episode 5
17 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Image collage, including a painting of the Roman Senate and a closeup photo of the mask of KIng Tutankhamun. Caption. Would help to improve human life and reduce society's problems
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 1
12 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a stone archway topped with a cross. A weathered stone wall looms in the background. Caption. As the father and founder of California.
The Missions Of California
Episode 1
11 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 12
Actors wearing Continental Army costumes hold rifles and stand at attention. Caption. They served for only a three-month period.
18 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Painting of 6 men raising clubs and bayonets to attack another man, while a soldier in a blue coat and black hat looks on. A building is on fire in the background. Caption. Washington used force to disperse the angry farmers.
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 2
9 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Three young men wearing tricorn hats. Caption. Your are not to fire unless fired upon.
1 hours 20 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Men wearing militia uniforms stand in a line, rifles by their side pointing up. Caption. The congress also asked colonists to start a militia.
14 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Color illustration of Paul Revere holding a hammer and examining a bowl in a silversmith shop. Caption. Paul learned the silversmith trade.
American Tall Tales & Legends
Episode 5
14 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: K - 5
Closeup of a moon with passing clouds in front. Caption. Under cover of night, on April 18, 1775.
46 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Mostly blue sketch of 4 fists raised in front of a man in a blue suit coat looking at his right arm as he raises it. Spanish caption. Pagan el abusivo impuesto.
Revolutions (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 2
12 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person's hand supporting a lobster underwater. Caption: (male) This animal is in the late stages of disease.
Science Nation
Episode 160
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting of the French and Indian War. A soldier rides a horse through the chaos of battle. Caption. A very costly war, fighting the French.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 2
5 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Sepia toned illustration of men in headdresses. Some open their mouths wide as they lift boxes. Spanish caption. Subieron a tres barcos en el puerto de Boston.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 2
5 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Black and white still of 3 young men in colonial costumes. Title bar reads, "Taxation ruling. Toll free. 1-800-238-9669. www.StandardDeviants.com. Caption. Slang for money.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 6
20 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman touches fingertips together in front of her and parts lips as if speaking. Text over black and white images behind her reads, "Basic principles of the Constitution." Caption. Look at the articles it contains.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 2
17 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 teenage girls stand outdoors in front of a concrete block wall. 1 girl's arm rests on the shoulder of the other girl who holds a microphone while speaking. Both look towards the camera.
Teen Kids News
Episode 952
22 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting of a senior Benjamin Franklin reading. Caption. But the great American diplomat, 81-year-old Benjamin Franklin.
20 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Painting of George Washington. 1 hand over his heart, other is on a bible. Spanish caption. En la escalinata del edificio Federal.
38 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Color illustration. American politicians gathered around a table and holding up a document, people peeking in the window behind them. Caption. The Declaration of Independence has had more homes than a traveling circus.
30 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Aerial view of tufted treetops beneath a cloudy sky.
The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen
Episode 1
1 hours 23 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Shadowy closeup of men wearing face paint and aiming rifles in a forested setting.
The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen
Episode 3
1 hours 24 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurred film still of 3 men in period costumes holding rifles as they walk in a line through tall grass.
The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen
Episode 2
1 hours 18 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Color illustration of a small island with a fort and an American flag, surrounded by curling waves. Title card reads, "The Rocket's Red Glare, Celebrating the History of the Star Spangled Banner."
12 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Linear print of a colonial fort topped with a flag. Boats sail in the water and mountains stand in the background. Caption. People of every sort keep coming to America's shores.
The Story Of America
Episode 1
57 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 11
Simple line drawing of North America with green shaded arrows in Central Canada and New England. A key indicates the green shaded areas are Britain. Caption. Britain claimed the East Coast and most of Canada.
U.S. History
Episode 4
31 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12