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A history of black achievement in America: Program one: Settling the new world and founding the United States of America. Program two: Emergence of the black hero

Published by : Ambrose DVD Physical details: 1 V. (2 programs, 27 mins. each). color and B&W. Year: 2005
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This original, eight-part series documents Black Achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events. Presented by James Avery, the series highlights the many contributions of Black Americans that have influenced our culture, enriched our society with their achievements, and shaped the history of the United States.

Vol. 1 contains program one & two.

PROGRAM ONE: Settling the New World and Founding the United States of America 1619 - 1621 - Blacks Arrive at Jamestown 1705 - The Virginia General Assembly Passes the Slave Codes 1762 - Entrepreneur Samuel Fraunces Opens New York City's Most Cherished Revolutionary War Site: The Fraunces Tavern 1770 - Crispus Attucks and the Black Patriots

PROGRAM TWO: Emergence of the Black Hero 1772 - Chicago is Settled by Jean DuSable 1776 - Lemuel Haynes Helps Lay the Foundation for Abolition 1791 - The First Black Man of Science, Benjamin Banneker, Surveys Washington, D.C. 1821 - African Grove Theatre Founded in New York. 1822 - Denmark Vesey and the Slave Revolts 1823 - Legendary Mountain Man James Beckwourth Enters the Rockies 1849 - Harriet Tubman Uses Underground Railroad to Become Free