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The Mythology of America — American Folk Heroes Series

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Published on Jul 26, 2016

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The USA is pretty unique in its youth. It lacks the deep mythological background many other countries have developed, but that doesn't mean the early Americans didn't tell stories. In fact, their fiction is some of the most self-aware we've ever seen.

So let's talk about the "mythology" of America and what it means to the country today.

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▬▬▬▬ What is Tale Foundry? ▬▬▬▬
Welcome to Tale Foundry! The only place on Youtube (or perhaps the internet, if we want to be bold here) where you not only get to hear a new short story every month, but you get a look at all the ideas and inspiration that goes into them!

Our real goal is to educate, inspire, and encourage you to share the stories in your head with the world. This is a place for storytellers, writers, and nerds who like to make stuff up.

Share your ideas with us; give us feedback on our stories; let us know what inspires you! Anything creative is welcome.

We look forward to seeing you around~


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▬▬▬▬ Past Themes ▬▬▬▬
•Dark Souls Month (May 2016) — https://goo.gl/q8KCL9
•Weird Fiction Month (May 2016) — https://goo.gl/odnVZa
•Game of Thrones Month (April 2016) — https://goo.gl/I7uqeq
•Celtic Folklore Month (March 2016) — https://goo.gl/iaP1sy


▬▬▬▬ Friends and Affiliates ▬▬▬▬
•DaveConrol (Gaming/Dark Souls) — https://goo.gl/pxYJ0O
•History Buffs (Historical Movie Analysis) — https://goo.gl/oVlrwv
•Because Geek (Game of Thrones videos) — https://goo.gl/yIiLGK
•Red Team Review (Game of Thrones videos) — https://goo.gl/NMAFng


▬▬▬▬ Credit/Attributions ▬▬▬▬
The following resources were used fairly under Creative Commons:
•Music:
—Tale Foundry theme music by Rohan Parry

•Video Footage:
—Footage from “The Revenant” film, 2015
—Footage from Disney’s “Melody Time” film, 1948

•Research:
http://americanprofile.com/articles/a...
http://sunnycv.com/steve/text/civ/tur...
http://www.npr.org/2014/06/04/3187332...

•Wikipedia "Research":
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manifes...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frontie...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British...

•Sound:
—“Fireworks,” by N3Joost
—“Fuse,” by Audio Productions
—“Baby Crying,” by Audio Productions
—“Hammering,” by www.freesfx.co.uk
—“Water Bloop,” by Vladimir Bursh
—“Big Switch,” by Jojikiba
—“Comic Book Transition,” by GamingSoundEffects

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