Juggling Tutorial - Boston Shuffle (a.k.a. Slams)
How to do the Boston Shuffle juggling trick with 3 balls. Also known as Slams. Music: Franz Ferdinand - 'Take Me Out' -

This video demonstrates how to do the trick.  Before you try this juggling trick you need to be able to do the SHOWER in both directions and the Box.  The Stams is broken down into pieces with diagrams so it is easily followed.

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How to Juggle 2 Balls in One Hand
How to Juggle Two Balls in One Hand - Learn how to play a two balls in one hand juggling trick. This video discusses that you should throw up from the middle of your body, once that ball reaches the peak you throw up the second ball.  This should be done with both donimant and non-dominant hands.(1:03)

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How to Juggle 3 Balls in Columns
How to Juggle Three Balls in Columns - Learn a new trick on juggling three balls. the video teaches a good trick called juggling 3 balls in columns. (1:48)

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Learn To Juggle!!
A very quick lesson on how to juggle three balls. Practice with one ball first for at least 10 minutes. Then move on to two and three.  All the teps are broken down so it is easy to copy. (1:08)
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How to Juggle
A tidy series of short videos that are easy to understand starting with one ball and ending with how to juggle three balls. The trouble shooting video is especially good for students.

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How To Juggle - Beginner's Lesson
Learn how to juggle three balls, lesson starts with two-ball basics and then moves up to three.  Choose sand filled balls so they don't roll away.  Start by throwing 1 ball to the other had at eye level, making smooth circular motion.

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Juggling one, two, three, four balls for beginners
Several short videos, some in slow motion, help provide instruction on how to start juggling and progress. Short advertisement at start.

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Physical Education, Teaching Juggling Skills
How to use juggling to improve hand-eye coordination. Juggling is an excellent way to help students concentrate and improve self-esteem.
Run time 2:12

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(11/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America
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French Explorers
Stories of the New World intrigued French rulers. Although they wanted a share of the American gold and silver, they were more interested in finding a westward route to Asia. In 1524, the French king commissioned Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano to search for a passageway through the New World. Verrazano spotted the coast of South Carolina and sailed north as far as Nova Scotia, but found no such water route or valuable treasure.
A decade later, French navigator Jacque Cartier led t

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"Market Women's Cries" Poem by Jonathan Swift
A virtual movie (portrait sitting in chair with book) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) "reading" one of his much loved poems "Market Women's Cries". This poem is a good example of Jonathan Swift as  satirist. (1:12)
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"In My Craft Or Sullen Art" Poem by Dylan Thomas
A poem written and read, darkly, by Dylan Thomas, illustrated with photos of the poet during his lifetime.  (1:04)
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How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.

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Westward Movement and Economy
This video is accompanied by text. "By the mid-nineteenth century, the American economy that had been based on local commerce and small-scale farming was maturing into a dynamic, wide-reaching capitalist marketplace. As the industrial revolution in the northeast altered the economy and intensified the process of urbanization, an agricultural empire began to emerge in the west.
By 1860, more than one-half of the American population was located west of the Appalachian Mountains. Conditions

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California Gold Rush
The discovery of gold during the 1840s attracts thousands of people attracts hoping to strike it rich in California and resulting in that state being admitted into the union. Mainly talk with little effort to show maps or images.

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The Civil War: Part Four the Naval Battles
A great video about how the drive for riches kept Southern vessels from trying to run the blockade during the Civil War. This is about the importance of the navy in the final phase of the war, including the duel between USS Kearsarge and CSS Alabama, and the Battle of Mobile Bay. Shows Europe's involvement in the Civil War, too. A lot of good material that expands the traditional view of the war. A map of the areas mentioned would be of benefit.

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The Carpetbagging Yankees
During Reconstruction, people from the North — some with bad intentions and some with good intentions — headed to the New South, where they were called "carpetbaggers."  This video gives an animated example of how the carpetbaggers came to be.
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Civil War reenactment: Union occupation and a Confederate soldier goes home, 1865
In this video, a Confederate soldier making his way home at the end of the Civil War is stopped by Union soldiers at a checkpoint, then cooks for them in exchange for a day’s rations. He shows what are in the cooking rations that he has and talks about what he cooks for the Union soldiers.

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Social Reform
Education and Temperance Reform are part of this professionally-produced video. Horace Mann, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and Maine Laws are all part of the video.

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Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 long video shows the Renaissance period in Florence, Italy with images of architecture and art made during this time period. The video does show the statute of David and thus may be offensive to some.
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