The Story of George Rogers Clark
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: New November 2022! George Rogers Clark was an important figure in keeping the area between what is now Ohio and the Mississippi River in American hands.

Type of Video: Story*
Unique Video ID: US History-171**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Have students make a list of characteristic traits that George Rogers Clark possessed. Why do they think they are important traits for an explorer to have?


*Story videos employ a narrative form to highlight a topic, location, or practitioner in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.