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Showing 1 - 6 of 6 titles with a criteria of Subject is Colonial Era and Revolutionary War


Episode one introduces the series, then covers the Articles of Confederation, the beginning of the 1787 Constitutional Convention, the introduction of the Virginia Plan, & the New Jersey Plan counterproposal.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 27 minutes

Episode two examines Maryland delegate and gadfly Luther Martin's objections, the ideas of opponents of the constitution, and concludes with an in-depth look at slavery and the founders.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 33 minutes

This episode examines congress and taxing power, then demystifies “domestic tranquility.” The episode concludes with a look at the Presidency, “standing armies”, & the end of the Convention.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 30 minutes

The final episode details the 1787-1788 ratification battle, reasons for the Bill of Rights, & the constitution in the 21st Century. An epilogue tells the story of Luther Martin's post-convention career.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 28 minutes

What it would have been like if television had covered the ratification process of the US Constitution in 1781.

Icarus Films | 1988 | 58 minutes

Professional, Native and antiquarian researchers combine to investigate the archaeological history and modern legacy of Eastern Native civilization in Turners Falls, MA.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 83 minutes