52,074,259 Videos Watched

Age Filter: Click to Set

Embed Video
Embed Video:
URL of source video:
Simply give the URL and we will get the embed code automatically, if we support embedding from the site.
Directory

Exploration and Expansion (1783-1860)

Category Videos
Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 9 - 18
144 Views:
Ellis Island in Pictures
From history.com, produced by Stephen Wilkes,
Experience Ellis Island from the viewfinder of photographer Stephen Wilkes, who spent years photo documenting the historic site.  (3:00)
March 11, 2014 at 01:14 PM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 10 - 18
2102 Views:
Lewis and Clark
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In 1804, Jefferson sends a team to explore lands acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. The Corps of Discovery will travel nearly 8,000 miles over three years, reaching the Pacific Ocean and clearing the path for westward expansion. Students would benef... [more]
October 30, 2010 at 11:15 PM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 12 - 18
1446 Views:
John Adams Presidency and the Alien and Sedition Acts
From YouTube
This video discusses John Adams and the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts as well as the Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions and packing the courts. The five-minute video does an excellent job of explaining these acts and adds insights into John Ada... [more]
April 19, 2011 at 01:28 AM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 10 - 18
945 Views:
The Monroe Doctrine
From YouTube
A brief description of the origins and purposes of the Monroe Doctrine from the perspective of a Latin American History student. (Amateur video with slides, narration, and background music.)
May 14, 2010 at 10:12 AM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 12 - 18
592 Views:
The Alaska Purchase
From dailymotion.com, produced by Boen, Joseph
This short video does an excellent job of explaining how Alaska was purchased from Russia and the problems involved. A map of the world would make this easier to understand for students as Russia is actually closer to Alaska.
October 10, 2010 at 09:39 PM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 12 - 18
494 Views:
Hamilton's Economic Policies
From YouTube
A broad-concept based video lecture on Hamilton's (and the Federalist Party) economic policies as Secretary of the Treasury under Washington. Includes a sprinkling on the Federalist Papers, the Whiskey Rebellion, tariffs, the National Bank and t... [more]
April 28, 2010 at 08:00 PM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 11 - 18
3696 Views:
Shays Rebellion
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
This exceptional six-minute video explains why Daniel Shays decided to lead a rebellion. It goes into detail and provides students with a better picture of how the farmers were treated by the rich bankers.  (6:17)
April 15, 2011 at 11:12 PM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 10 - 16
1695 Views:
Antebellum US Inventions
From YouTube
This is a two-minute amateur video that shows drawings of several inventions from US inventors before the Civil War. The video features slides, drawings, and narration.
May 14, 2010 at 09:26 AM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 13 - 18
195 Views:
The Monroe Doctrine
From c-spanvideo.org, produced by C-Span
This four-minute video is explained as the actual document is shown. The video is an interview with an expert who explains how it was written and who it impacted. Good insights and easy for students to understand, but not an attractive video producti... [more]
February 27, 2011 at 07:56 PM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 9 - 12
648 Views:
The Monroe Doctrine Song
From YouTube
This is an amateur video of puppets, singing a song about the Monroe Doctrine. (02:06)
May 14, 2010 at 10:10 AM
  • Favorites


Loading featured videos...


12 NEXT (1 - 10 of 18)
History [show]


Loading history...

Comments
Please make your comments on categories positive, and not just negative.

People work hard on educational categories, and we want to encourage them to make more!

  • Profanity (curse words), sexually suggestive remarks, and other such obviously inappropriate comments will be deleted immediately, and are grounds for immediate expulsion. Remember, children use this website.
  • Personal criticism on project forums and in video content is not allowed and will be deleted immediately. Any violations of this rule could result in expulsion from the project so please, no insults or other negative personal remarks.
  • Very harshly-worded criticism of content will also be deleted promptly. Please use your vote to express your harshest feelings. Repeated violations of this rule can result in expulsion. If you must criticize another person's hard work, then be nice about it.
If you want to comment, please sign in
Reason:  

  Cancel

Share