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True to the Old Flag by G. A. Henty

Pre 1801 Union flag of Great Britain, this was one of the flags used by the King's forces during the American Revolutionary War, image released by its author to public domain

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Summary: This book tells the story of the American war of Independence from the side of the British. The old flag mentioned in the title is the flag of England. This is a book for young readers, but – as a good book should be – everybody can enjoy it”. (Summary by Stav Nisser for Librivox)

British Army in Concord, handcolored engraving by Amos Doolittle, produced in 1775, public domain image

# 00 – Preface – 00:02:42

# 01 – Chapter 01 A Frontier Farm – 00:36:10

# 02 – An Indian Raid – 00:36:22

# 03 – The Redskin Attack – 00:29:15

# 04 – The Fight at Lexington – 00:27:00

Battle of Bunker Hill by Howard Pyle, public domain image

# 05 – Bunker’s Hill – 00:29:26

# 06 – Scouting – 00:33:14

# 07 – In the Forest – 00:32:34

Death of Montgomery during attack on Quebec, 1786 painting depicting a 1775 event, artist John Trumbull, public domain image

# 08 – Quebec – 00:34:21

# 09 – The Surprise of Trenton – 00:34:35

# 10 – A Treacherous Planter – 00:41:46

# 11 – The Capture of Philadelphia – 00:30:25

# 12 – The Settler’s Hut – 00:32:40

TTOF scene of the surrender of the British General John Burgoyne at Saratoga on October 17, 1777, artist John Trumbull, public domain image

# 13 – Saratoga – 00:33:25

# 14 – Rescued! – 00:31:46

# 15 – The Island Refuge – 00:29:04

# 16 – The Great Storm – 00:22:28

# 17 – The Scout’s Story – 00:29:39

Hessian Troops in British pay during U.S. Revolutionary War, public domain image painted by artist C. Ziegler after Conrad Gessner

# 18 – The Siege of Savannah – 00:27:57

# 19 – In an American Prison – 00:32:03

# 20 – The War in South Carolina – 00:32:12

# 21 – The End of the Struggle – 00:10:39

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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island Scribner's 1911

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Click here for a selection of downloadable curriculum from CurrClick which could be used for a study of Treasure Island.

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Treasure Island, N. C. Wyeth

01 At the Admiral Benbow – 02 Black Dog Appears and Disappears

03 The Black Spot – 04 The Sea Chest

Treasure Island Blind Pew by N. C. Wyeth

05 The Last of the Blind Man – 06 The Captain’s Papers

07 I go to Bristol – 08 At the Sign of the Spy-Glass


09 Powder and Arms – 10 The Voyage

Treasure Island Preparing for Mutiny by N. C. Wyeth

11 What I Heard in the Apple Barrel – 12 Council of War

13 How my Shore Adventure happend – 14 The First Blow

15 The Man of the Island – 16 Narrative continued by the Doctor

17 Narrative continued by the Doctor – 18 Narrative continued by the Doctor

Treasure Island Jim, Long John Silver and his Parrot by N. C. Wyeth

19 Narrative resumed by Jim Hawkins – 20 Silver’s Embassy

21 The Attack – 22 How my Sea Adventure Began

23 The Ebb-Tide Runs – 24 The Voyage of the Coracle


25 I Strike the Jolly Roger – 26 Israel Hands


Treasure Island Knife Fight between Pirates by N. C. Wyeth

27 Pieces of Eight – 28 In the Enemy’s Camp

29 The Black Spot Again – 30 On Parole

31 The Treaure Hunt, Flint’s Pointer – 32 The Treasure Hunt, the Voice Among the Trees

33 The Fall of a Chieftan – 34 And Last

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Early America videos

Colonel Benedict Arnold

Archiving Early America has several videos about the founding of our country.  Click here to view their full list and to play the videos, which include:

  • The Ben Franklin Story
  • The Life of George Washington
  • Declaring Independence
  • Paul Revere, Messenger of the Revolution
  • The Shot Heard Around the World
  • The Treason of Benedict Arnold
  • The Real Face of George Washington (video about Mount Rushmore)
  • Molly Pitcher, and American Heroine

These videos play in FLASH, so you will need to have the flash plugin software installed on your computer to watch them.

Kids, please get permission from an adult before leaving My Audio School.

Click here to see downloadable curriculum from CurrClick which could be used to enhance a study of Colonial America.

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The Ben Franklin Story: video

Ben Franklin by Mason Chamberlain

Click here to go to Archiving Early America, where you can see a two-part video about Ben Franklin.

Click here to view downloadable curriculum from CurrClick relating to Ben Franklin.

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The Life of George Washington: video

Washington at Dorchester Heights by Stuart

Archiving Early America has several videos on their site.   Click here to see their three part series on the life of George Washington.

Click here to see a selection of downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick which could be used to study the American Revolutionary War.
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The Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights

United States Bill of Rights

Click here to read this document yourself.

The Bill of Rights can also be streamed on Free Audio.

For more podcasts like this one, go to Free Audio.

Click here to see downloadable resources from CurrClick which could be used in a study of the Bill of Rights. These links will take you away from My Audio School.

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Jonathan Edwards: Sinners in the hands of an angry God

Jonathan Edwards

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God part 1

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God part 2

Sinners… e-text

This famous sermons is also available here .


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Music from Early America

Spirit of '76 by A.M. Willard

Archiving Early America has posted midi files for several songs from various early American time periods.

Revolutionary War Music

French and Indian War Music

The 18th Century

George Washington’s Life

The War of 1812

The Star Spangled Banner and America

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Clicking these links will take you away from My Audio School.  Kids, please get permission before leaving My Audio School.

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Paul Revere's ride

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

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To read the text of this poem, click here.

Click here to see a selection of downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick which could be used to study the American Revolutionary War.

Click here to see a downloadable lapbook about Paul Revere.
These links will take you away from My Audio School.

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Thanksgiving Proclamations

Turkey Truthahn by Ustad Mansur, 1612

Click here to see a selection of downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick for Thanksgiving study. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

Free Audio.org has provided 3 historic Thanksgiving Proclamations for download or streaming.

Click here to listen to William Bradford’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, and Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation.

You can find more podcasts like these at Free Audio.

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Georg Friedrich Handel

Georg Friedrich Handel, by Balthasar Denner, public domain image

Classics for Kids has many excellent podcasts for children about composers.  Here are some links to their site:

You can read a short biography of Handel here. Click “hear the music” to hear a selection from Handel.  And here are some podcasts about Handel.

Click here to listen to all of their podcasts about Handel, and to view activity sheets and brief quizzes.
Titles include:

About George Frederick Handel

The Story of the Water Music

Other Water Music

Music By Royalty and Nobility

For more great podcasts and worksheets about other composers, go to Classics for Kids.

Clicking these links will take you away from My Audio School, so please be sure you have an adult’s permission.

Click here to see a selection of downloadable materials from CurrClick which could be used in a study of composers. This link will also take you away from My Audio School.

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The Legend of Squanto: Focus on the Family Radio Theater broadcast

Squanto teaching

Click here to see downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick about Squanto. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

To listen to the radio broadcast of  Focus on the Family: The Legend of Squanto, part one, click here.

To listen to the radio broadcast of Focus on the Family: The Legend of Squanto, part two, click here.

Clicking these links will take you away from My Audio School to the Focus on the Family site.  Kids, please get permission before leaving My Audio School.

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The Virginia Declaration of Rights

Thomas Jefferson signature

The Virginia Declaration of Rights was the forerunner of the Bill of Rights.  Thomas Jefferson also drew heavily on this document when he wrote the Declaration of Independence.

You can hear read more about the Virginia Declaration of Rights and listen to more audio like this one at Free Audio.

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You are there! Philadelphia, July 4, 1776

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You Are There! The Declaration of Independence

Click here to see a selection of downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick which could be used to study the American Revolutionary War. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

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Last of the Mohicans radio theater

Leatherstocking Tales Cooper-Offterdinger

General Mills Radio Adventure Theater: The Last of the Mohicans

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July 4th Audio

Revolutionary War Music

The Star Spangled Banner

Stars and Stripes Forever by John Phillips Sousa on Classics for Kids

The Delaware Regiment at the Battle of Long Island

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American Revolution by Schoolhouse Rock

Tea Party–No More Kings

The Shot Heard ‘Round the World

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Mr. President George Washington

Stuart earned a fortune producing replicas of the three portraits he painted from life of the first President of the United States. The Frick canvas is thought to be one of two copies painted by the artist for the Philadelphia merchant John Vaughan.

This episode of the popular Old Time radio program Mr. President is about George Washington.

George Washington

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The Story of Silent Night

Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf, Austria, photography by Gakuro, GNU Free Documentation License

The Story of Silent Night

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Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin

Diogenes by John William Waterhouse

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King Alfred (The Great)

Concerning These Stories

King Alfred and the Cakes

King Alfred and the Beggar

King Canute on the Seashore

The Sons of William the Conqueror

The White Ship

King John and the Abbott

Robin Hood and Little John by Louis Rhead, 1912

A Story of Robin Hood

Bruce and the Spider

The Black Douglas

Three Men of Gotham

Other Wise Men of Gotham

The Miller of the Dee

Sir Philip Sidney

Ungrateful Soldier

Sir Humphrey Gilbert

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh

Pocahontas

Pocahontas Marriage of Pocahontas

George Washington and His Hatchet

Grace Darling

The Story of William Tell

Arnold Winkelried

The Bell of Atri

Napoleon Bonaparte Crossing the Alps by Delaroche

How Napoleon Crossed the Alps

The Story of Cincinnatus

The Story of Regulus

Cornelia’s Jewels

Androclus and the Lion

Horatius at the Bridge

Divico und Caesar

Julius Caesar

The Sword of Damocles

Damon and Pythias

A Laconic Answer

The Ungrateful Guest

The Taming of Bucephalus

Alexander and Bucephalus

Diogenes the Wise Man

The Brave Three Hundred

Socrates and His House

The King and His Hawk

Doctor Goldsmith

The Kingdoms

The Barmecide Feast

The Endless Tale

The Blind Men and the Elephant

Maximilian and the Goose Boy

The Inchcape Rock

Richard Wittington and his Cat

Whittington and His Cat

Casabianca

Antonio Canova

Picciola

Mignon

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