Making a New Nation

Video title: Forming a Nation

See how the failure of the Articles of Confederation led to a new document that would provide a strong federal government: the Constitution. Discover how government works, and the roles that Congress, the Senate, the House of Representatives, the Supreme Court and the President play. Learn how the Bill of Rights and the amendments came into being.

 

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Making a New Nation. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Making a New Nation. Learn about Forming a Nation in early America. 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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