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18th century turning points in U.S. history.

Additional authors: Ambrose Video Publishing.
Published by : Ambrose Video Publishing. Physical details: 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Year: 2003
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DVD 973 Eig Pt.2 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014592

As the 18th century dawned on the North American continent, four powers, the French, the Spanish, the British and the Native Americans were competing to see who would control this remarkable land. However after half a century of almost continuous wars, a new entity emerged: The Americans. It would be the Americans not the other four powers who would control what would become the United States. In the process, the Americans created, by the end of the 18th century, the greatest experiment in self-government the world has ever seen.

Program 3: 1739 The Great Awakening Begins 1739 Black Uprising in South Carolina 1739 The War of Jenkins Ear Begins 1739-41 New Explorations 1747 The Ohio Land Company is Established 1750 Native American Horse Cultures Dominate the Great Plains 1750 Parliament Passes Iron Act Total Time: 23:35

Program 4: 1750 The Flatboat and Conestoga Wagon Make Their Appearance in Pennsylvania 1754 The Albany Plan of Union 1754 - 1763 the French and Indian War 1760 James Otis Fights for the Security of People in Their Homes 1763 Ottawa Chief Pontiac's War for Independence 1765 The Stamp Act is Passed 1765 Samuel Adams Forms the Sons of Liberty Total Time: 26:30