African Americans in U.S. History
01:27:22 - 01:28:12
CU leather bond book with embossed title reading "Life of Washington", book opens to first page entitled "Valley Forge." Sequence of historical re-enactments portraying the conditions at Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War: LS soldiers walking through the snow, MS soldiers walking and crawling through the snow, MS men pulling a wagon through the snow, TLS Valley Forge camp busy with activity, MSs soldiers wrapping their bare feet in cloth while in the snow. CU mock Liberty Bell (minus the crack) ringing, this image is then superimposed over an American flag with thirteen stars. CU axe slicing into tree bark. MS Caucasian man and African American man dressed in colonial garb chopping a tree. LS men in colonial costume chopping trees in forest. CU black hand and white hand working together to build a log cabin. TLS re-enactment of colonial settlement on a body of water. CU black and white hands working together to build a brick wall. CUs men's faces. LS farm field. MS historical battle ship firing guns at sea.