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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, 2, An American (1775-1790)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
Benjamin Franklin leaves London and returns to wartime Philadelphia where he joins Congress and helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence. In Paris, he wins French support for the American Revolution then negotiates a peace treaty with Britain. He spends his last years in the new United States,...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 3, Alexander Hamilton
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in American BattleField Trust, 3 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
In this video, viewers will learn about Alexander Hamilton and his contributions to American history.
in American BattleField Trust, 3 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 4, The Quill Pen
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in American BattleField Trust, 4 (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.
in American BattleField Trust, 4 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 5, Peggy Shippen
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in American BattleField Trust, 5 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In this video, viewers will learn about Peggy Shippen, the Philadelphia IT Girl who spied for the British during the American Revolution.
in American BattleField Trust, 5 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 6, Floating Hospital Ship
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in American BattleField Trust, 6 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In this video, viewers will learn about the history of hospital ships and how they have helped save lives throughout the ages.
in American BattleField Trust, 6 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 7, Peter Harris
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in American BattleField Trust, 7 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
The American Revolution was a war that involved many different people and forced Native Americans to choose sides. This is the story of Continental Army hero, Peter Harris.
in American BattleField Trust, 7 (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, 9, Crispus Attucks
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in American BattleField Trust, 9 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
The first person to die in the American Revolution, Crispus Attucks became a symbol of resistance against British rule.
in American BattleField Trust, 9 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 10, The Case Shot
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in American BattleField Trust, 10 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
Learn about the case shot, as well as other cannon fired projectiles and the key role they played in the American revolutionary war.
in American BattleField Trust, 10 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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