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World History

There are 28 videos in this category and 26 videos in 3 subcategories.

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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: 10 - 18
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LeBron Asks About Comparing Earth's History to a Basketball Game - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan + LeBron James Foundation
LeBron James asks Sal about how long humanity has been around as compared to the history of the Earth. (08:09)
September 5, 2012 at 10:43 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: 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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Ages: 14 - 18
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Land and Labor Relationships
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
What factors shape the ways in which the basic resources are exploited by a society? From Southeast Asia to Russia, Africa, and the Americas, the ratios between land availability and the usable labor force were the primary basis of pre-industrial eco... [more]
April 14, 2011 at 12:31 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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People Shape the World
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
What is the impact of the individual in world history? This unit examines the role of individual and collective action in shaping the world through the lives of such diverse figures as Mao Zedong, the Ayatollah Khomeini, and Las Madres de la Plaza de... [more]
April 18, 2011 at 11:43 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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World History and Identity
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How have global forces redefined both individual and group identity in the modern world? This unit examines the transnational identity that emerged from the Chinese diaspora, and compares it to a newly re-defined national Chechen identity forged thro... [more]
April 19, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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