A New Nation: Introduction

Videos from Michael Vorenberg

Why is it important for high school students to learn about the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution?
  • April 7, 2015
Why were state constitutions inadequate after the American Revolution?
  • April 7, 2015
What did James Madison hope would happen at the Constitutional Convention?
  • April 7, 2015
What crises led to Constitutional Convention?
  • April 7, 2015
How were issues of representation addressed at the Constitutional Convention?
  • April 7, 2015
Who were the Federalists and who were the Anti-Federalists?
  • April 7, 2015
What were the Federalist Papers?
  • April 7, 2015
Why did the federal government “reconstruct” the South?
  • March 7, 2012
What were the limitations of the Thirteenth Amendment?
  • March 7, 2012
Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 7, 2012

Videos from Emily Owens

Who are you and what do you do?
  • December 5, 2017
Why is it important for high school students to learn about slavery in the United States?
  • December 5, 2017
What was the transatlantic trade of enslaved people?
  • December 5, 2017
How did gender shape the experiences of slavery?
  • December 5, 2017
What is the difference between history and memory?
  • December 5, 2017
How are the history and memory of Confederate monuments different?
  • December 5, 2017
What is structural racism?
  • December 5, 2017
How was structural racism a part of the founding of the United States?
  • December 5, 2017
What is patriarchy?
  • December 5, 2017
How was patriarchy part of the founding of the United States?
  • December 5, 2017

Videos from Elizabeth Hoover

What happened to native people after the American Revolution?
  • September 3, 2013
How did the American Revolution change alliances among native tribes?
  • September 3, 2013
Why did some native people support different sides during the American Revolution?
  • September 3, 2013
How did interactions with European colonists affect daily life for native people?
  • September 3, 2013
How did Native Americans influence the founding of the United States?
  • September 3, 2013
Who are you and what do you do?
  • September 3, 2013
Why were the rights and political freedoms called for in the Declaration of Independence not extended to native people?
  • September 3, 2013
A New Nation: Introduction
  • April 26, 2018

Videos from Colin Calloway

How did Indian societies adapt to the arrival of Europeans?
  • November 15, 2011
How did interactions between Indian and European groups in the West change after 1800?
  • November 15, 2011
How did horses change the lives of Native American women?
  • November 15, 2011
Who are you and what do you do?
  • November 15, 2011
What was the North American West like before Europeans arrived?
  • November 15, 2011
Why is it important to incorporate Native American perspectives in U.S. history?
  • November 15, 2011
How does the Kiowa smallpox legend contribute to our understanding of their history?
  • November 15, 2011
In Indian societies, what is the purpose of a myth or legend?
  • November 15, 2011
How do Indian primary sources contribute to our understanding of westward expansion?
  • November 15, 2011
What things do historians have to consider when they analyze Native American primary sources?
  • November 15, 2011

Videos from Christy Clark-Pujara

Who are you and what do you do?
  • February 17, 2017
Why should high school students learn about the experiences of black people in colonial and early America?
  • February 17, 2017
What is the difference between history and memory?
  • February 17, 2017
What was the role of enslaved people in the American Revolution?
  • February 17, 2017
How have the legacies of slavery affected the history of the United States?
  • February 17, 2017
How did enslaved people challenge the institution of slavery?
  • February 17, 2017
What was life like for enslaved people in New England?
  • February 17, 2017
Why does the misperception that slavery only happened in the southern United States exist?
  • February 17, 2017
What role did slavery and enslaved people play in the northern colonies of the present-day United States?
  • February 22, 2017
A New Nation: Introduction
  • April 26, 2018

Videos from Linford Fisher

Who are you and what do you do?
  • October 8, 2013
What was life like for native people in the North American colonies?
  • October 8, 2013
How did the French and Indian War affect life for native people?
  • October 8, 2013
What was the relationship between native people and European colonists?
  • October 8, 2013
Why should students consider diverse perspectives when studying the founding of the United States?
  • October 8, 2013
Why were British goods important to colonists?
  • October 8, 2013
What was society like in colonial North America?
  • October 8, 2013
How were native people affected by the American Revolution?
  • October 8, 2013
How did colonial women express revolutionary ideas?
  • October 8, 2013
A New Nation: Introduction
  • April 26, 2018

Videos from Françoise N. Hamlin

Who were the enslaved people in the British North American colonies?
  • August 26, 2013
How is racial inequality rooted in the founding of the United States?
  • August 26, 2013
How did black Southerners resist Jim Crow?
  • March 23, 2012
What was life like for black people in the South under Jim Crow?
  • March 23, 2012
Why is it difficult to say when the civil rights movement began and ended?
  • March 23, 2012
Why is it important for high school students to learn about the civil rights movement?
  • March 23, 2012
Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 23, 2012
How has racism impacted how Americans think about identity?
  • August 26, 2013
How did slavery change after U.S. independence from Britain?
  • August 26, 2013
Why didn’t the Declaration of Independence extend rights to enslaved people?
  • August 26, 2013
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