The Historic Women's Suffrage March on Washington - Michelle Mehrtens
Explore how the Women’s Suffrage Parade on Washington in 1913 helped women secure the right to vote in the United States through the 19th amendment. On March 3, 1913, after months of strategic planning and controversy, thousands of women...
Chariots in Ancient Chinese Warfare
The chariot was used in Chinese warfare from around 1250 BCE but enjoyed its heyday between the 8th and 5th century BCE when various states were constantly battling for control of China. Employed as a status symbol, a shock weapon, to pursue...
The Puritans were English Protestant Christians, primarily active in the 16th-18th centuries CE, who claimed the Anglican Church had not distanced itself sufficiently from Catholicism and sought to 'purify' it of Catholic practices. The term...
Pericles (l. 495–429 BCE) was a prominent Greek statesman, orator, and general during the Golden Age of Athens. The period in which he led Athens, in fact, has been called the Age of Pericles due to his influence, not only on his city's fortunes...
Ex Slaves Talk About Slavery in the USA
A story done by ABC News in 1999 about slavery as told by people who were slaves. Recorded in the 1930's and 1940's.
The Life of An Enslaved Person - America's Journey Through Slavery on the Learning Videos Channel
What was life like for an enslaved person in America? This program explores the daily life and customs of enslaved children and adults from Colonial Times through Emancipation. What foods did they eat? How did they celebrate marriage...
Life as a Child in the 18th Century CE
Ever wonder what life was like for kids in the 18th Century? Find out from some of Colonial Williamsburg's junior interpreters, who help bring the 18th Century to life in the Historic Area. To learn more about junior interpreters and what...
The Atlantic Slave Trade: What Too Few Textbooks Told You - Anthony Hazard
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-atlantic-slave-trade-what-your-textbook-never-told-you-anthony-hazard Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade — which forcibly brought more than...
Life in Colonial America
Life in the British colonies revolved around three classes: the upper class landowners, lawyers, and government officials; middle class farmers and merchants; enslaved Africans and indentured servants. The triangular trade route brought slavery...
The Breathtaking Courage of Harriet Tubman - Janell Hobson
Take a closer look at the life of escaped slave and American icon Harriet Tubman (1822–1913 CE), who liberated over 700 enslaved people using the Underground Railroad. — Download a free audiobook version of "The Underground Railroad"...