March 19, 2013
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February 28, 2013Kids Zone. Play along with a colonial scavenger hunt, navigate a maze, or dress 18th-century paper dolls.
Find these games and lots more in the Kids Zone.
February 14, 2013
This program explores the U.S. law of 1807 that abolished the transatlantic slave trade. Meet the people involved in or influenced by this pivotal legislation: slaves, plantation owners, slave-ship captains and crew, government officials, navy officers, and antislavery activists.
Learn more and watch a clip from The Slave Trade.
December 18, 2012
Educators will find a wealth of free primary sources, classroom activities, and lesson plans at history.org/teach. Teach your students the history of Christmas this week with A Colonial Christmas in Williamsburg.
November 8, 2012
During the French and Indian War, the Cherokee people struggled to preserve their independence. Follow Cherokee leader Ostenaco and Virginian Henry Timberlake on their 1762 journey in search of a lasting peace.
Watch the Electronic Field Trip online or on participating public broadcasting stations today at 10:00 and 1:00 EST.
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October 10, 2012
The 2012-2013 Electronic Field Trip season begins October 11 with “The Will of the People.” The presidential campaign of 1800 was perhaps the most bitter in U.S. history. Thomas Jefferson explains to modern students how negative campaigning, partisan politics, and contested elections have been part of our political system since the republic’s earliest days.
Learn more about The Will of the People.
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