History In A Nutshell

Short, sweet, and to the point - This series explains historical events in layman's terms!

Grades 3-12

Short, sweet, and to the point - This series explains historical events in layman's terms!

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Ancient Rome, Part I | History In A Nutshell
Ancient Rome, Part I | History In A Nutshell

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The introduction to Ancient Rome covers Rome's earliest days! Rome began as a monarchy, with its first king being Romulus, in 753 B.C. Rome would be ruled by seven kings, and with the deposition of...
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell

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After the American Revolution, the new United States of America needed to form a permanent government of its own. Why did the Articles of Confederation fail, and how did the U.S. Constitution come to...
Carolina Day | History In A Nutshell
Carolina Day | History In A Nutshell

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Are you a South Carolinian looking for another reason to fire up the grill and celebrate in the month of June? This episode of History in a Nutshell explores the S.C. centric holiday known as...
World War I | History In A Nutshell
World War I | History In A Nutshell

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A brief video on World War I: how the war started, the U.S.' involvement, fighting the war, and the aftermath, with the Treaty of Versailles. *Important Note: Italy was originally a member of the...
Ancient Rome, Part II | History In A Nutshell
Ancient Rome, Part II | History In A Nutshell

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Rome faced numerous conflicts during the days of the Republic, including defending the Italian peninsula against the Gauls, and fighting three 'Punic Wars' against its rival neighbor, Carthage. Rome...
Birth of the Constitution - Photos
Birth of the Constitution - Photos

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This photo gallery features the following visuals from the "Birth Of The Constitution" episode! Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Author Of "The Social Contract" John Locke, Author Of "Two Treatises Of...

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National Parks Service

National Parks Service

Teaching with Historic Places through the National Parks Service offers a series of more than 160 classroom-ready lesson plans (7 specifically for SC) that use historic sites as a means for exploring...