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America : discovery to revolution

Author: Brenda Ralph Lewis; Lara Lowe; Kate Harper; Cromwell Productions.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, ©2000.
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A six-part series that chronicles the role of European explorers and settlers in North America from the late fifteenth century through the period of the American Revolution. Explores the motives that brought the Spanish, French, Dutch, and English to North America, as well as the conflicts between them as they pursued their national interests. Also looks at the effect of conflicts in Europe on the balance of power  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Ralph Lewis; Lara Lowe; Kate Harper; Cromwell Productions.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 57077889
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the hearing-impaired.
Credits: Producer, Cromwell Productions.
Performer(s): Presenter, Kate Harper.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. Discovery and the Spanish presence (title on disc menu: The Spanish frontier). Christopher Columbus ; Amerigo Vespucci & Ponce de Leon ; Cabeza de Vaca ; Seven cities of Cibola (25 min.) --
The French frontier. The Treaty of Tordesillas ; Quebec ; LeSalle's [i.e. La Salle] exploration of the Mississippi ; John Law (26 min.). Disc 2. The Pilgrim frontier. Pilgrim fathers ; Emigration to America ; Plymouth Harbor ; Thanksgiving (25 min.) --
The Dutch frontier. Manhattan Island ; New Netherland ; General Kieft's War ; Religion of New Netherland (25 min.). Disc 3. The English frontier (title on disc menu: The Puritan frontier). Roanoke Island ; The Puritans ; English dominance (26 min.) --
The American Revolution. The Boston Tea Party ; George Washington ; French allies (26 min.).
Other Titles: Spanish frontier.
French frontier.
Pilgrim frontier.
Dutch frontier.
Puritan frontier.
American Revolution.
America, discovery to revolution
Responsibility: written by Brenda Ralph Lewis ; producer, Lara Lowe ; Cromwell Productions.
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A six-part series that chronicles the role of European explorers and settlers in North America from the late fifteenth century through the period of the American Revolution. Explores the motives that brought the Spanish, French, Dutch, and English to North America, as well as the conflicts between them as they pursued their national interests. Also looks at the effect of conflicts in Europe on the balance of power in the New World.

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