American History: Birth of a Nation, 1760-1790

TitleAmerican History: Birth of a Nation, 1760-1790
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1967
AuthorsCahill, Charles C., and Pat Shields
Series TitleAmerican History: Birth of a Nation, 1760-1790
Running Time17-18 min each
DistributorAims Media
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

This documentary series with four short episodes from 1967 recounts the history of the American revolution from late 18th century colonial America through the revolutionary war to the first years of the new nation. It also discusses the influence of France over American strategy and events leading to the close of the war. It is interesting especially for teaching in comparison to interpretations of the American Revolutionary War in newer documentaries. Episodes are:

  • Colonial America in the 1760's
  • Prelude to Revolution
  • Fighting for Freedom
  • Taxation without Representation
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25519516, 25519591, 24303760, 21257079