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Women's History in the U.S.

Videos about the history of women in the USA

There are 37 videos in this category and 37 videos in 4 subcategories.

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Family Life
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
At every turn, women of the 1950s were encouraged to accept their role as the domestic servant. The media supported this image indiscriminately. Life Magazine, one of the most popular publications of the era, did a famous spread on the "ideal woman,"... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 01:49 PM
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Women's Rights or Lack Thereof
From hippocampus.org
This is a summary of the lack of rights given women until the passage of the 19th amendment. Excellent background and good graphics.
October 10, 2010 at 01:47 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Alice Paul and the Suffrage Movement
From blogspot.com
A five minute video that is well done and gives excellent background to the Suffrage movement. This is an interview with an author who is talking about what she learned.
October 3, 2010 at 11:28 PM
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Who Is Sonia Sotomayor?
From cbsnews.com, produced by CBS
Raised in The Bronx, one of New York's most poverty-stricken boroughs, Sonia Sotomayor has now been elected to the U.S. Supreme Court. An excellent motivator for students at all levels. A two minute video that can be used to remind students that  e... [more]
October 18, 2010 at 09:05 PM
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Sandra Day O'Connor
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
Listen to Sandra Day O'Connor discuss her being the first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court.  The video discusses her first jobs, her work in the legislature, and highlights some of the major events in her life.  (04:31)
January 11, 2013 at 08:14 PM
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Sheryl Sandberg
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
Listen to Facebook CEO, Sheryl Sandberg, tell about her career and her passion for women in leadership positions.  (04:19)
January 11, 2013 at 08:21 PM
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We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants - Women Leaders
From YouTube
Excellent still image slideshow of women leaders set to soft music.
July 14, 2009 at 06:42 AM
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Molly Brown: Biography of a Changing Nation
From vimeo.com, produced by vimeo
The true story of Margaret Brown transcends the limitation of myth, revealing a woman of extraordinary spirit and complexity who embodied the issues of her times and the power of individual action. This reformer worked hard to make a difference and h... [more]
June 30, 2011 at 09:32 PM
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Great Minds of Business: Juliette Gordon (2:33)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This 2:35 long video is about  Juliette Gordon, who  formed the Girl Scouts of America, an organization dedicated to teaching women about the outdoors and preparing them for leadership later on in life. She was nearly deaf and this adds another dimen... [more]
May 8, 2011 at 10:39 PM
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Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (3:13)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This three minute video is about the history of the Women's Army AuxiliaryCorps (WAAC). The Women's Army Corps, a U.S. army organization created during World War II to enlist women as auxiliaries for noncombatant duty in the U.S. army. One of the few... [more]
May 8, 2011 at 01:30 PM
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