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First Person Account: Eugenia Phillips
Video about Eugenia Phillips, a Southern spy, describing her encounter with Union troops trying to incriminate her. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “Women's Role in the Civil War” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Person Account: Fred Castleberry
Video of Fred Castleberry, a U.S. infantryman in Vietnam, telling how a Huey helicopter saved his life after he was wounded in battle. This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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First Person Account: George Ballentine
Video about George Ballentine, a British volunteer in the United States Army during the Mexican War, telling of the battle at Cerro Gordo. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “Conflicting Voices of the Mexican War” lesson plan. Targets grades 2 – 12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Person Account: Hal Moore
Video of Hal Moore, the commander of a cavalry regiment, summarizing the role of the Huey helicopter in Vietnam. This video accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “The Soldiers Experience” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Person Account: Jose Maria y Mendivil
Video about Jose Maria Tornel y Mendivil, Mexico's secretary of war, who warns that Mexico's loss of Texas may lead to other territorial losses to the United States. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “Conflicting Voices of the Mexican War” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Person Account: Juan Batista Vigil y Alarid
Video about Juan Bautista Vigil y Alarid, acting governor of New Mexico, expressing the pain of changing loyalty from Mexico to the United States. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “Conflicting Voices of the Mexican War” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Person Account: Louis Myers
Video about Louis Myers, a Union Soldier from West Virginia, describing his changing perspectives about War. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibti is meant for use with the “Comparing Confederate and Union Soldiers” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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First Person Account: Lydia Post
Video about Lydia Minturn Post, a Long Island patriot, expressing her fear that the American Revolution will fail. In this historical recreation, Lydia discusses the disparities between the British and Colonial forces and the true meaning behind the colonists will to fight. This video accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “General George Washington, Military leader” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Person Account: Spotswood Rice
Video about Spotswood Rice, an African American Union soldier, reading a letter which threatens the Southern woman who holds his daughter as a slave. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “Comparing Confederate and Union Troops” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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First Person Account: Ulysses S. Grant, American Soldier
Video about Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States, looking back on his opposition to the Mexican War as written in his memoirs. This historical recreation accompanies The Price of Freedom: Americans at War online exhibit and is meant for use with the “Conflicting Voices of the Mexican War” lesson plan. Targets grades 2-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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