History Shows You Can Watch for Free with Amazon Prime

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History Shows You Can Watch for Free with Amazon Prime

Love history shows? Amazon has a surprising selection of them free with with Prime.

Amazon Prime is a subscription service that bundles together a free monthly book for your kindle, unlimited streaming of selected videos and free two-day shipping on millions of Amazon’s products (including lots of great genealogy items) for one flat yearly fee of $99.

The service if not for everyone, but if you enjoy digital media and do some online shopping it can present a very good deal, especially if you take advantage of their 30 day free trial.

Amazon’s videos can be watched on just about any computer, tablet or other device with a high speed internet connection and Amazon has a great history selection with a Prime membership or trial. Enjoying these videos can definitely be a fun way to boost your history knowledge! 

Here are 10 of the most popular prime selections:


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Image credit: Walter Cronkite on television during 1st presidential debate between Ford and Carter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1976

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  • cheryl williams
    April 6, 2014 at 7:42 am

    Netflix has the Ken Burns series The Civil War and The Dust Bowl as well as others.

  • April 6, 2014 at 6:44 am

    I don’t see the list of the 10 of the most popular Prime history show selections

    • April 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm

      Sorry to hear that Keith–they are showing as images so maybe your browser is not loading them properly? Here is a text list:

      Ken Burns: America
      Ken Burns: Civil War
      History Detectives
      The Story of All of Us: Mankind
      The Celts: Complete Series
      History Channel America: The Story of Us
      Brad Meltzer’s Decoded
      History Channel: History Specials
      Ken Burns:The Dust Bowl
      Ric Burns: New York

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