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Scenes From American History, No. 2- To Freedom, 1953

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: FOOTAGE SUPPLIED BY THE AMERICAN MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY, CONTEMPORARY PAINTINGS AND ENGRAVINGS, AND ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHY ILLUSTRATE SOME OF THE GREAT EVENTS OF U.S. HISTORY. REVIEWS THE EARLY SETTLEMENT PERIOD. SHOWS AN EPISODE OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR AGAINST THE POLITICAL BACKGROUND OF THIS STRUGGLE. POSSESSING TRADITIONS OF POLITICAL AND INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY AND EXPERIENCE IN PRACTICAL SELF- GOVERNMENT, THE COLONIES GROW RESTIVE UNDER RESTRICTIONS AND TAXATION IMPOSED BY THE BRITISH CROWN.CREATED BYU.S. Information Agency.DATES: (1982 - 10/01/1999 )CREATOR TYPE: Most RecentUSE RESTRICTIONS STATUS: Restricted - PossiblyUSE RESTRICTIONS SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS: Public Law 101-246USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Issued February 6, 1990, this law provides for the domestic release and distribution of USIA motion pictures, films, videotapes, and other materials 12 years after initial dissemination overseas, or, if not disseminated, 12 years from the preparation of the material.URL: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. SPECIFIC REC. TYPE: video recordingsSUBJECTS French and Indian War, 1755-1763FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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