Colonial Williamsburg Fieldtrips
Take a trip back in time to experience life in colonial America. These interactive field trips take viewers to Williamsburg, Virginia via live satellite video transmission, phone and the Internet to interact with actors reenacting 18th century American life.
When Freedom Came (#1805) Duration: 57:30 TVY
Everyone knows that 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. Discover how enslaved Americans made everyday choices during the Civil War that helped bring about their freedom.
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Working Children (#1806) Duration: 57:30 TVY
In 1775, a young apprentice boy dreams of a better life while working in a Philadelphia print shop. A Mexican-American migrant girl in 1960's California struggles to harvest garlic all day and keep up with her studies. These and other working children help illuminate the evolution of child labor in America from colonial times to today.
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