The Puritan frontier

This episode chronicles the experiences of English settlers in North America, focusing on their struggle for survival, economic success and the issue of religious freedom. It traces the journey of Captain John Smith and documents his pivotal role in luring more colonists to the New World. Other topi...

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Corporate Authors: Ambrose Video Publishing., Cromwell Films.
Other Authors: Harper, Kate., Lowe, Lara., Lewis, Brenda Ralph., Carruthers, Bob., Russell, Gary.
Format: Electronic Video
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Ambrose Video Publishing, c2000.
Series:America : discovery to Revolution ; 5.
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Online Access:Available via Ambrose Video
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Summary:This episode chronicles the experiences of English settlers in North America, focusing on their struggle for survival, economic success and the issue of religious freedom. It traces the journey of Captain John Smith and documents his pivotal role in luring more colonists to the New World. Other topics include the settlement of Jamestown, and the relationships forged between the Puritans and Native Americans, with a focus on the experiences of Walter Raleigh and Francis Drake. The episode discusses the religious oppression that led the Puritans to flee from England as well as the religious persecution faced by non-conformists such as Quakers and Jews at the hands of the Puritans in North America. It details the flight of various groups to different states that offered freedom.
Item Description:Series chronicles the role of European settlers leading up to the American Revolution.
Physical Description:Streaming video file (25 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Format:Mode of access: World Wide Web ; Flash streaming.
Production Credits:Executive producers, Bob Carruthers, Gary Russell ; producer, Lara Lowe ; writer, Brenda Ralph Lewis.
Access:Access restricted by licensing agreement.