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PBS Video Lesson Plans on Colonial America

NC Live has a collection of videos from PBS that K-12 public schools teachers in North Carolina can show to their classrooms. This guide pairs PBS videos with lesson plans for teachers created by PBS.

Research guide for Colonial America lesson plans with corresponding PBS videos

PBS video

There are four videos in the Slavery and Making of America series:

  1. The Downward Spiral (Colonial Period)
  2. Liberty in the Air (End of Colonial Period to the Early Republic)
  3. Seeds of Destruction (The Abolitionist Movement)
  4. The Challenge of Freedom (Civil War and Reconstruction)

Lesson plans

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