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American History: Discovery and Exploration (1492-1650)

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DVD 809.00 Title: Africans in America ; America's journey through slavery 2 DVDs (346 min.) Summary: This program follows the history of American slavery from its birth to the Civil War. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days of the Civil War.

DVD 805.00 Conquistadors (240 min) Summary: One of history's most fateful chapters and greatest adventures. The exploration of the America's by Spanish soldier-explorers, and the experiences and tragedies they had once there.

America History in Video Documentaries

Hidden History of Boston
produced by Stan Wojcik (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 1 hour  
The People
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed by Stephen Ives; produced by Stephen Ives, in Ken Burns's The West, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 1996), 1 hour  
Conquest of America, Disc 2
produced by Michael Scalere, in Conquest of America (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour
Conquest of America, Disc 1
produced by Michael Scalere, in Conquest of America (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour  

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