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World History

There are 28 videos in this category and 20 videos in 2 subcategories.

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Ages: 10 - 18
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Human Migrations
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How did the many paths of human migration people the planet? From their origins on the African continent, humans have spread across the globe. This unit explores how and why early humans moved across Africa, Eurasia, and the Americas, based on recent... [more]
April 11, 2011 at 01:14 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Maps, Time, and World History
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
What tools do world historians use in the study of history? This unit begins the study of world history by examining its use of geographical and chronological frameworks: how they have shaped the understanding of world history and have been used to c... [more]
April 11, 2011 at 12:19 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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25 Facts That Will Change Your Perspective On History
From YouTube, produced by list25
The history you learned was probably too boring to properly shape your paradigm. These are 25 mind-boggling facts that will change your perspective on history. (04:20)
July 21, 2014 at 01:36 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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History and Memory
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How are history and memory different? Topics in this unit range from the celebration of Columbus Day to the demolition of a Korean museum to the historical re-interpretation of Mayan civilization, exploring the ways historians, nations, families, and... [more]
April 11, 2011 at 12:46 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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The Spread of Religions
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How do religions interact, adopt new ideas, and adapt to diverse cultures? As the missionaries, pilgrims, and converts of Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam moved around the world, the religions created change and were themselves changed. (28:35)
April 11, 2011 at 11:52 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Early Belief Systems
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How did people begin to understand themselves in relation to the natural world and to the unseen realms beyond, and how was religion a community experience? In this unit, animism and shamanism in Shinto are contrasted with philosophical and ethical s... [more]
April 11, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Asia - North America Land Bridge Theory
From youtu.be, produced by waveandripple
This video discusses the possibility (although the narrator is a bit dogmatic) of a land bridge between Asia and North America.  The telling of the story is very creative and includes some myths shared by Native American tribes. (5:34)
June 19, 2013 at 09:18 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Connections Across the Land
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How were land-based trade routes conduits of both commerce and culture? The Eurasian Silk Roads, the trans-Saharan Gold Roads, and the Meso-American Turquoise Road trace the transmission of commodities, religions, and diseases, as well as the movemen... [more]
April 12, 2011 at 11:32 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Family and Household
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
What does the study of families and households tell us about our global past? In this unit examining West Asia, Europe, and China, families and households become the focus of historians, providing a window into the private experiences in world societ... [more]
April 14, 2011 at 12:08 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Order and Early Societies
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How do diverse political structures and relationships distribute power and material resources? Through the rise of the Chinese empire, Mayan regional kingdoms, and the complex society of Igbo Ukwu, this unit considers the origins of centralized state... [more]
April 11, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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