History In A Nutshell

History In A Nutshell, Episode 5 - The French And Indian War, Part 2

May 27, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
This Painting Depicts British Forces Fighting Back Against Cherokee Indians in the Carolina wilderness.

The French and Indian War may have begun in 1754; however, war between France and Great Britain was not officially declared until 1756, with the start of the Seven Years War. Between 1756-1757, Lieutenant General Louis Joseph de Montcalm's French and Native American forces...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 5 - The French and Indian War, Part 1

May 20, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
The French And Indian War -The North American Offshoot of the Seven Years War

This second two-part installment of History In A Nutshell is all about the French and Indian War. Not only did the French and Indian War set the stage for America's independence from Great Britain, it also shaped North America as we know it today! The French and Indian War...

History In A Nutshell Episode 4 - The Space Race, Part 2

May 13, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
"Earthrise" Photograph Taken By Apollo 8

The second part of the "Space Race" episode outlines NASA's Project Gemini, and the Apollo Program. Project Gemini is the commonly forgotten bridge between Mercury and Apollo. Gemini served as the test-bed for the Apollo program, where astronauts and engineers would learn...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 4 - The Space Race, Part 1

May 6, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
The Mercury 7 Astronauts

Episode four of History In A Nutshell is the first two-part episode! This episode is all about the "Space Race" against the Soviet Union, to the moon! Following World War II, the U.S. was pitted against the Soviet Union in a period known as "The Cold War." The Soviet Union...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 3 - Birth Of The Constitution

April 29, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
This episode explains why the Articles of Confederation failed, and how the Constitution came to be!

The third installment of History In A Nutshell is perfect for Constitution Day, or the Fourth of July! After the American Revolutionary War, it was time for the newly formed United States of America to create its own government. This episode explains the development of the...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 2 - The 1918 Flu Pandemic

April 22, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
The "Spanish Flu" affected mainly young adults, instead of infants or senior citizens!

Episode 2 of History In A Nutshell is about the 1918 Flu Pandemic, and its effects on South Carolina. Commonly referred to as the "Spanish Flu," this deadly strain of H1N1 influenza affected the globe, and claimed more lives than World War I did! What made this strain of...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 1 - World War I

April 15, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
History In A Nutshell, Episode 1 - World War I

Getting its start on Knowitall.org, "History In A Nutshell" is a series of videos which explains historical events in a short, straightforward, and somewhat quirky manner. The aim of this series is to employ use of animations, memes, and visuals to explain history, in an...

Introducing "History in a Nutshell" on Knowitall.org

August 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Andrew Davis
History In A Nutshell Logo

Progress with History In A Nutshell is finally moving forward! With the success of the first two episodes, World War I and the 1918 Flu Pandemic in South Carolina , more content is on the way. Episode three will cover what happens right after the American Revolution...

"History In A Nutshell" - A New Series On Knowitall.org!

May 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Andrew Davis
The intro to each video will feature historical figures from various parts of world history, popping out from a giant nutshell.

Last week featured the debut of Knowitall.org's newest series, called "History In A Nutshell." This series will address topics which are presently either scarce, or non-existent on Knowitall. These videos will be tied to the curriculum standards, with the help of ETV's...