The Founding Fathers

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Alexander Hamilton's Early Life
From, produced by Twin Cities Public Television
From early life, this three-minute video gives insights into his struggles and accomplishments. He started working at age 14, which should generate interest in most students. Excellent work, but ends before his work in the colonies. (02:55)
October 10, 2010 at 08:31 PM
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Aaron Burr
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A seven minute video that offers a biographical view of Arron Burr. Aaron Burr was a colorful character. He was vice president to Thomas Jefferson but was is better known for his duel with Alexander Hamilton and his trial for treason against the Unit... [more]
October 18, 2010 at 01:11 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Benjamin Franklin Biography
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Benjamin Franklin Biography - In this video, learn about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. Fast paced. Content is appropriate for middle school students. (4:12)
October 9, 2010 at 09:48 PM
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Benjamin Franklin in a Nutshell
From YouTube, produced by Henrico County Schools - HCPS-TV
A brief animated video that provides an overview of the life and major accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin. This is a good companion teaching resource for Common Core Curriculum Unit, Grade 3, Language Arts, Unit 4. (01:30)
November 26, 2010 at 03:52 PM
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Presidents' Day: James Madison's House Opened to Public
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On the bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, James Madison’s Virginia home is opened to the public. 200 years ago, this is the place where Madison thought up the Constitution and the concept of checks and balances that individual states insist upon.... [more]
October 10, 2010 at 08:13 PM
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