Impressionist Painters
This video scrolls through paintings by impressionist artists such as Monet, Manet, Degas, and Renoir. Each artist is represented by a variety of their most famous paintings.

Claude Monet -  1840-1926
Edgar Degas -  1834-1917
Pierre August Renoir -- 1841-1919
Vincent Van Gogh -- 1853 - 1890
Edouard Manet -  1832 - 1883
Berthe Morisot -  1841-1895
Joseph M. Willaim Turner -  1775-1851
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Andrew Jackson Becomes President
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Andrew Jackson's First Term
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Peter And The Wolf 1 of 2
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Duck: oboe
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usually addition is represented by the symbol + . ' (11 slides; no sound) The slide show is good for visual learners.

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Each mission typi

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This video is accompanied by text. "Charles Wilson, head of General Motors and later Eisenhower's first secretary of defense, proclaimed "what was good for the country, was good for General Motors, and vice versa." The statement effectively represented the central theme of the booming 1950s economy. Eisenhower's administration looked to rebuild urban America with an agenda of economic development.
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