Becoming a Nation: Becoming Americans Video

Video title: Becoming Americans

Watch this Elementary American History video entitled Becoming Americans to study why the colonists began to revolt against the tyranny of King George III and learn how they came to rely on themselves instead of England.

Learn why the colonists began to revolt against the tyranny of King George III and how they came to rely on themselves instead of England. Hear about the Boston Tea Party and the events that led to the formation of the First Continental Congress, and how people began to think of themselves as Americans, rather than colonists.

 

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Becoming a Nation: Becoming Americans Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Becoming Americans. Learn about Becoming Americans. Discover a new world with Columbus, and witness America's exploration, colonization, and development through the pre-Revolutionary period.
  • Learn why the colonists began to revolt against the tyranny of King George III and learn how they came to rely on themselves instead of England.
  • Examine the events that led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the transformation of the colonists into free Americans.
  • See why the failure of the Articles of Confederation led to a new document that would provide a strong federal government: the Constitution.
  • Explore what life was like for colonial families in the city, on the plantation, and on the frontier.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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