In this scene, the native Powhatan fight the Jamestown settlers. In reality, the Anglo-Powhatan Wars were fought between these parties for a number of years. The clip also illustrates how the European settlers denigrated the Native Americans' beliefs.
A small force of British colonial soldiers, armed with the best equipment that industrialized England can produce, defeats a significantly larger force of Zulu warriors at the Battle of Rorke's Drift during the Anglo-Zulu wars.
Irish Republican Army recruits fighting in the Irish War of Independence group up and train in guerilla warfare tactics. The more experienced fighters teach the new recruits how to better position themselves when traveling through terrain. They also illustrate to the newer recruits that they are in peril if even a small portion of their body is visible to the enemy.