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Scenes From American History, No. 3- Nation Sets Its Course, 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 AMERICAN HISTORY. SHOWS DIFFICULTIES EXPERIENCED BY THE NEW NATION IN ESTABLISHING A STABLE GOVERNMENT. THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION MEETS, AND, AFTER PROLONGED DEBATE, A FEDERAL CONSTITUTION IS AGREED UPON. UNDER PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON'S ADMINISTRATION, THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE IS NEGOTIATED, AND THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION EXPLORES THE VAST NEW WESTERN TERRITORY.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: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000UWTNHYNOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, Amazon.com/NATIONALARCHIVES. 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 American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783 ExplosionsFOR MORE INFORMATION: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalDOSearch?searchExpression=54754
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