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American Battlefield Trust Pilot, Pieces of Eight
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produced by American Battlefield Trust and Makematic, in American Battlefield Trust Pilot (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In this video, viewers will learn the story behind pieces of eight, the Spanish coins that we most associate with pirates!
produced by American Battlefield Trust and Makematic, in American Battlefield Trust Pilot (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American Battlefield Trust Pilot, The Quill Pen
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produced by American Battlefield Trust and Makematic, in American Battlefield Trust Pilot (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
How the quill pen helped to promote literacy in North America and played a part in the founding of the nation.
produced by American Battlefield Trust and Makematic, in American Battlefield Trust Pilot (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Untold: TYK Explainers, The Birth of American Democracy
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
We’re often taught that it was the ancient Greeks who invented our democracy. What they forget to mention is the group of Native Americans who helped to show us the way.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America, Skidi Star Chart
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Whatever your opinion is of astrology: people have been looking to the night skies for signs since... well, forever! This is the story of the Skidi Star Chart, one of the finest horoscopes ever created, all thanks to the Pawnee Tribe of Native America.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: TYK Explainers, The Salem Witch Trials: What Really Happened?
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Think you know all about the Salem Witch trials? Think again! This is the untold story of one of the most infamous episodes in US history.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2, Mystery Men
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves empowering.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 8, Hard Times
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny—three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2, Interview with Norrece T. Jones, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University.  2 of 4
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directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
Norrece Jones is interviewed about realities for slave families, the importance of kinship, communications among slaves, the relationships between master and slaves, the fates of slave mothers and babies, contradictory notions of freedom, why many slaves supported the British, Venture Smith, capitalism as a driver...
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, Interview with Thomas J. Davis, Professor of History, Arizona State University and author of
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Noland Walker, fl. 2003, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 27 mins
Thomas Davis is interviewed about the differing visions of European settlers, how Europeans handle labor in the New World, the fears about the Spanish and Native Americans, the reality in Jamestown, the first Africans in Virginia, Anthony Johnson, what is unique about America between 1750 and 1800, the impact of t...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Noland Walker, fl. 2003, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 27 mins
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America: Promised Land, Part 1
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directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
America: Promised Land chronicles the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States, anchored by interviews with descendants of ancestors and geographical imagery that showcases the history of how America was populated. Reveals the epic history behind the creation of America, exploring how and...
directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
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