American History Stories, Volume 2

Mara L. PRATT ( - )

History is brought to life in the second volume of American History Stories by Mara L. Pratt. It is a wonderful introduction for children to American history, this volume beginning with the causes of the American Revolution. Although each chapter is short, it is full of fascinating information, and so well-written that adults will enjoy it as much as children. (Summary by Laura Caldwell)

Reader's Note: This edition contains patriotic songs of the time period. Where these songs have occurred, the lyrics have been read. The music for these songs may be found in the text.

Genre(s): General

Language: English

Group: American History Stories

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Causes of the Revolution Laura Caldwell
00:05:59
Play 02 The Stamp Act Laura Caldwell
00:01:29
Play 03 Behavior of the Colonists Laura Caldwell
00:05:29
Play 04 Daughters of Liberty Laura Caldwell
00:05:14
Play 05 The Boston Boys Laura Caldwell
00:03:36
Play 06 A Brave Little Girl Laura Caldwell
00:03:09
Play 07 The Boston Massacre Laura Caldwell
00:08:07
Play 08 The Boston Tea-Party Laura Caldwell
00:04:21
Play 09 Revolutionary Tea Laura Caldwell
00:02:03
Play 10 The Patriotic Barber Laura Caldwell
00:02:28
Play 11 Battle of Lexington Laura Caldwell
00:06:21
Play 12 Paul Revere's Ride Laura Caldwell
00:04:46
Play 13 The Origin of Yankee Doodle Laura Caldwell
00:02:37
Play 14 The Women at Lexington Laura Caldwell
00:03:39
Play 15 Capture of Ticonderoga Laura Caldwell
00:02:38
Play 16 Battle of Bunker Hill Laura Caldwell
00:05:14
Play 17 General Warren Laura Caldwell
00:02:28
Play 18 The March to Quebec Laura Caldwell
00:06:22
Play 19 Washington and His Army Laura Caldwell
00:04:12
Play 20 The Red-coats Leave Boston Laura Caldwell
00:04:09
Play 21 Declaration of Independence Laura Caldwell
00:04:29
Play 22 The History of Our Flag Laura Caldwell
00:02:50
Play 23 The Star-Spangled Banner Laura Caldwell
00:02:06
Play 24 Our Flag is There Laura Caldwell
00:01:17
Play 25 A Petty Tyrant Laura Caldwell
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Play 26 The Leaden Statue Laura Caldwell
00:02:28
Play 27 Free and Equal Laura Caldwell
00:02:46
Play 28 An Anecdote of Washington Laura Caldwell
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Play 29 Lydia Darrah Saves General Washington Laura Caldwell
00:02:35
Play 30 Washington's Christmas Surprise Laura Caldwell
00:03:00
Play 31 Washington's Christmas Gift to the American Army Laura Caldwell
00:02:23
Play 32 Valley Forge Laura Caldwell
00:02:43
Play 33 Emily Geiger Laura Caldwell
00:02:52
Play 34 Massacre of Wyoming Laura Caldwell
00:02:22
Play 35 The Surrender of Burgoyne Laura Caldwell
00:04:57
Play 36 Saratoga Laura Caldwell
00:01:37
Play 37 The Half-Witted Tory Boy Laura Caldwell
00:03:01
Play 38 The Fox of the Southern Swamp Laura Caldwell
00:02:45
Play 39 Song of Marion's Men Laura Caldwell
00:02:36
Play 40 The Women of South Carolina Laura Caldwell
00:03:16
Play 41 Israel Putnam Laura Caldwell
00:09:36
Play 42 Benjamin Franklin Laura Caldwell
00:06:15
Play 43 Poor Richard's Almanac Laura Caldwell
00:05:10
Play 44 Arnold the Traitor and Andre the Spy Laura Caldwell
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Play 45 Surrender of Cornwallis Laura Caldwell
00:08:59
Play 46 Anecdote of Burgoyne Laura Caldwell
00:02:04
Play 47 Nancy Hart Laura Caldwell
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Play 48 Lafayette Laura Caldwell
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Play 49 The Punning Parson Laura Caldwell
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Play 50 Provost Cunningham Laura Caldwell
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Play 51 America: or, My Country 'Tis of Thee Laura Caldwell
00:01:33
Play 52 General Joseph Warren's Address Laura Caldwell
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Play 53 My Country Laura Caldwell
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Play 54 Memory Gems Laura Caldwell
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