Investigating Wisconsin History-Using Nature's Resources
Using Nature's Resources - Angie explores a shipwreck while scuba diving in Lake Michigan, which prompts her to investigate the ways in which water resources have been used in Wisconsin's past. Her investigation leads her from Lake Superior to the Fox River to the Horicon Marsh. She explores the relationship between people and natural resources, noting the impact of human decisions on those resources. Angie encourages students to think about the balance between using and protecting natural resou
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s
Investigating Wisconsin History-A Place to Belong
This program opens as Angie discovers a historical marker and cemetery in southwestern Wisconsin. They are all that remain of the community of Pleasant Ridge. As she explores the mystery of this vanished community, Angie learns that all communities change. She helps students understand the implications of Wisconsin's transition from a rural state to one that is primarily urban. Students will see the different ways in which people interact with one another throughout this ongoing process of chang
Investigating Wisconsin History-Creating a State
Creating a State - After finding a handbill advocating suffrage rights for Wisconsin women, Angie investigates the process Wisconsin went through to become a state. She pays special attention to who was included and who was excluded in the process, and why. Angie discovers that, since statehood, citizens have worked constantly, using a variety of methods, to make Wisconsin a better place to live. She asks viewers to consider problems they would like to change and methods for creating change.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Cultures in Conflict
Cultures in Conflict - This program highlights Wisconsin history between 1634 and 1832. Series host Angie finds an unusual type of architecture - halftimbering - at Old World Wisconsin. This discovery leads her to investigate how these structures came to be built here. As Angie learns about changes in housing that took place in this 200-year period, she also becomes aware of the changes Wisconsin Indians experienced during that time.
History of Animation, Part 2
Part two of this series about the history of animated film starts with the animated film, Felix the Cat.
History of Animation, Part 3
Part three of this series starts with the history of animation at Disney Studios. This is a student-created project that about the history of animation. Suitable for middle school and high school students.
The History of Animation
Third Grade Project by Colin Williams which demonstrates how pictures were first made to appear moving.
History of Slavery
Following the arrival of the first captured Africans in 1916, the slavery system in America evolves into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty. This is a fast moving three minute video. It needs maps and other ancillary materials to help with the information mentioned.
History of the growth of the United States
This video shows the growth of the United States of America from 1776 to our time. The dates are shown and a map of the flag is shaded each time a state is admitted to the union.
History of the United States
This is an informative video of the history of the United States. The presidency of Lincoln and Roosevelt are discussed. Roosevelt knew that the fight for the United States Presidency was not simply a game of political machines and punditry, but that this coming fight demanded a leader who understood the historic enemy of the United States and the founding principles of the nation. (LaRouche PAC video)
United States History from 1865 to Present
In tihs video six distinguished University of Minnesota professors from fields ranging from African Studies to surgery, come together to examine current perspectives in U.S. history. What was America like after the Civil War? What really went on during the Cuban Missile Crisis? And where do we stand now on the spectrum of accuracy in recording history?
History of the United States of America
This is a slide show history of the United States. There is no narration in the video just images of important events in the history of the U.S. along with background music. (Amateur video with many great pictures and paintings)
U.S. History in 50 Seconds
More at www.AnimatedAtlas.com. Music: Arthur Frick. Film: Peter Mays. This video animates geography to illustrate US history quickly.
The History of Political Parties, by Eric O'Keefe
Sam Adams Alliance & Foundation Chairman and CEO Eric O'Keefe talks about how political parties and individual politicians were once accountable to the people.
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s. Slides, narration, and changing maps show the growth of railroads.
History of the American Civil War with 1861 - 1865 Map
This is a straightfoward, easy-to-understand narration of the American Civil War. (04:47) The images change, but there are no 'moving' pictures.
History of Religions in America - Introduction
This video is the introduction and first part to the interview to Dr. Brekus. There is a list of all the topics to be treated in the interview, from the origins of religions in the colonies on and Dr. Brekus starts by describing what protestants in the colonies were like and what they did.
Israel map throughout history
Israel map throughout history (No sound)
History of Israel 1920 present day
This video Nutshell describes the history of Israel from 1920 till the present day from an Israeli point of view. No narration but good use of maps and computer graphics to show the history of Israel.