400 Years From Slaves Arriving In Virginia | All In | MSNBC

Join the fight with the Alzheimer‘s Association. the Alzheimer‘s Association. 1619 20 ENSLAVED AFRICANS 1619 20 ENSLAVED AFRICANS ARRIVED IN WHAT WOULD BECOME THE ARRIVED IN WHAT WOULD BECOME THE UNITED STATES, IRONICALLY, A UNITED STATES, IRONICALLY, A PLACE CALLED POINT COMFORT. PLACE CALLED POINT COMFORT. THE 1619 PROJECT IS A REMARKABLE THE 1619 PROJECT […]

Slavery: George Washington’s “Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret”

– I wanna start Mary, if you could just talk to us a little bit about George Washington’s early history with slavery, his childhood, and when he became a slave owner, what do we know about this? – George Washington grew up in a family that owned slaves, so they were part of his life […]

Man Restores Pilgrim Home from 1665 to its Original Glory

– [Doug] The restoration of these buildings has always been a passion for me. To take some of the legacy that we all have of these early homes and to make them so that future generations have a chance to come in and maybe see how these early settlers lived. The house here, the Pilgrim […]

Mount Vernon Wakes Up – The Mansion

FULL DOCUMENTARY: Mississippi’s War: Slavery and Secession | MPB

♪♪ (Thunder crackling) Mississippi, of course, was a real storm center of opposition to the abolition of slavery, to the election of Lincoln. With the election of Abraham Lincoln, Southern states began to leave or secede from the Union. (music swells, thunder booms) A new confederacy was being formed, a second American Revolution loomed on […]

From Plantation to White House with Deborah White & Donna Murch

(music playing) Donna Murch: I look forward to teaching Plantation to White House as a chance to teach a thematic class that links past and present. The election of PResident Barack Obama and the presence of Michelle Obama and their two children in the White House is an important part of our story. We will […]