Becoming a Nation: Forming a Nation Video

Video title: Life in the Colonies

Watch this Elementary American History video entitled Forming a Nation to study why the failure of the Articles of Confederation led to a new document that would provide a strong federal government: The Constitution.

Experience what life was like for the colonial families in the city, on the plantation and on the frontier. Examine the roles of men and women in colonial society. Discover the sort of food they ate, the clothes they wore and the houses they lived in, and the way that religion affected most aspects of their lives.

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

  • Colony Life. Learn about Life in the Colonies 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.
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