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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 1, Join or Die (1706-1774)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 54 mins
Leaving behind his Boston childhood, Benjamin Franklin reinvents himself in Philadelphia where he builds a printing empire and a new life with his wife, Deborah. Turning to science, Franklin's lightning rod and experiments in electricity earn him worldwide fame. After entering politics, he spends years in London t...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 54 mins
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Untold: Power to the People, 7, The Largest Slave Uprising in Colonial America
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 7 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
The Stono Rebellion of 1739 saw enslaved people rise up using coded sounds that sowed the seeds of jazz, blues and hip hop.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 7 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 2, Pieces of Eight
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in American BattleField Trust, 2 (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!
in American BattleField Trust, 2 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 8, The Horn Work
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in American BattleField Trust, 8 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
It struck fear into the hearts of the British – rising 30-feet high and stretching three blocks long. The most terrifying object in US history – the Horn Work!
in American BattleField Trust, 8 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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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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Crash Course US History, The Natives and the English -
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 11 mins
In which John Green teaches you about relations between the early English colonists and the native people the encountered in the New World. In short, these relations were poor. As soon as they arrived, the English were in conflict with the native people. At Jamestown, Captain John Smith briefly managed to get the...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 11 mins
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Crash Course US History, The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 11 mins
In which John Green teaches you about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachussetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam. Why they changed it, I can say; ENGLISH people just liked it better that way, and when the English took New Amsterdam in 1643, that's just what they did. Before the English g...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 11 mins
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Crash Course US History, The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 10 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the beginnings of the American Revolution in a video titled The Seven Years War. Confusing? Maybe. John argues that the Seven Years War, which is often called the French and Indian War in the US, laid a lot of the groundwork for the Revolution. More confusing? Why does this wa...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 10 mins
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