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American Experience: Influenza 1918
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
Influenza 1918 is the story of the worst epidemic the United States has ever known. Before it was over, the flu would kill more than 600,000 Americans - more than all the combat deaths of this century combined. (52:53)
February 7, 2011 at 06:51 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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  Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty
From free-educational-videos.com
A cartoon explaining the terms of the treaty, where is was held, and the effect of the treaty on the United States in the form of added land are explained. This is a cartoon and it moves rapidly, so teachers would benefit from having a map of the are... [more]
January 26, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Wright Brothers Test Flight, 1909
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this clip see history in the making with footage of a 1909 test flight. In the early 20th century, the age of aviation took flight with airplanes invented by Orville and Wilbur Wright. From History Uncut. (1:32)
February 23, 2012 at 08:26 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Slavery by Another Name: Coal Mining History
From thirteen.org, produced by PBS
Historian Mary Ellen Curtin talks about early coal mining and the industry's reliance on prison labor.  She describes the horrific conditions the workers endured in the late 1800s.  ( 2:17)
February 23, 2012 at 06:54 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Into the Sea
From snagfilms.com, produced by Courtney Hermann, Karlyn Gibson
This history of the Oregon Coast tells us the dream of building on beach front property can become a nightmare. This brief video could be used in a history class covering the Western US Coastline. Alternately, it could be a useful tool in a geography... [more]
May 10, 2012 at 01:20 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Ellis Island - History of Immigration to the United States (1890-1920)_ Award Winning Documentary
From YouTube, produced by Guggenheim Productions Ince
A 30 minute documentary video about Ellis Island and the history of immigration in America.  (28:26)
February 27, 2014 at 03:58 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Bubonic Plague
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment from A Science Odyssey recounts the tactics employed by San Francisco's health officials to prevent bubonic plague from reaching America's West Coast. Using physical examinations, quarantines, and deportation, city officials hoped ... [more]
February 26, 2012 at 12:14 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Way They Lived - Italian immigrants in New York - Early 1900's
From YouTube
Photos of Italian immigrants to New York are set to music. Early 1900's. Life in the tenements. (Run time 3:55)
February 27, 2014 at 04:04 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Mountain Meadow Massacre
From GoogleVideo
What are the historical roots and causes behind the Mountain Meadow Massacre? Polygamy, paranoia, and a violent theocracy in 19th-Century Utah. This short synopsis of the events leading up to this tragedy is explained by Sandra Tanner and Scott Fanch... [more]
December 9, 2010 at 02:03 AM
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