American History--in Videos!
Watch history unfold like one of your favorite movies here! These videos are from the History Channel's documentary series, America, The Story of US.
Rebellion and Revolution
Episode 1: Rise of the PatriotsThe founding of Jamestown and Plymouth, the hardships of the early colonies, the arrival of Africans and development of slavery, and interactions with Native Americans, are explored. As the colonies prevail, tensions with the British ignite.
Episode 2: Revolution
The sparks of rebellion, the Declaration of Independence, and the drama of the American Revolution are examined in this episode. The triumph of General George Washington and his troops pave the way for a new nation; the United States is officially born.
Episode 3: WestwardAs wagon trains and cattle barons headed westward, they confronted Native American Indians, the Spanish and the French. Westward migration, the discovery of gold and other resources, and the battles to dominate the American landscape are covered in this episode.