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  • Oxen

    Oxen

    Learn about these beasts of burden and their contribution to colonial life.
    3:22


  • Horses in Williamsburg

    Horses in Williamsburg

    Horses lend their speed and strength to the American colonies. October 12, 2009
    3:24


  • Spring Lambs

    Spring Lambs

    Preserving genetic diversity one lamb at a time: Manager of Rare Breeds Elaine Shirley talks about the 2009 generation of Leicester Longwools. May 4, 2009
    3:53


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      EFT: A More Perfect Union trailer

      Airs October 13, 2011 - Witness the conflict and compromises that accompanied the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
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    • EFT: Harsh World, This World trailer

      EFT: Harsh World, This World trailer

      Broadcast premier November 17, 2011 - What was slavery really like for enslaved people and their masters?
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    • EFT: Westward trailer

      EFT: Westward trailer

      Airs December 15, 2011 - Explore the story of the early days of American westward expansion.
      1:02


    • EFT: War of 1812 trailer

      EFT: War of 1812 trailer

      Broadcast premiere January 19, 2012 -A generation after the Revolution, Americans were once again plunged into war with Great Britain. Why?
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    • EFT: When Freedom Came trailer

      EFT: When Freedom Came trailer

      Broadcase Premier February 16, 2012 - Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln freed all the slaves . . . or did he? Freedom came to enslaved people over the course of many months and years — and it arrived in different ways in different places.
      1:00


    • EFT: Remember the Ladies trailer

      EFT: Remember the Ladies trailer

      Airs March 15, 2012 - In 1776, Abigail Adams requested that her husband, future president John Adams, "remember the ladies" when establishing the government and laws of the new nation.
      0:47


    • EFT: Rights of Youth trailer

      EFT: Rights of Youth trailer

      Airs April 19, 2011 - Imprisonment, whipping, forced transportation, and even death were some of the punishments that courts sentenced children to in the eighteenth century.
      1:00


    • Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute

      Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute

      Teachers take a turn as students each summer in Colonial Williamsburg.
      5:16


    • Conservation: Where Art and Science Meet

      Conservation: Where Art and Science Meet

      Museum curators wage daily battle against 10 agents of decay. April 05, 2010
      5:46


    • What’s an EFT?

      What’s an EFT?

      Dr. Bill White and his team create a television broadcast to nurture citizens for a new era. April 6, 2009
      6:25


    • The Idea of America

      The Idea of America

      The Idea of America is a fully digital, web-based high school American history program designed to engage and prepare students for active citizenship.
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