"Session 2 (Boundaries) - History Textbooks and the Profession: Comparing National Controversies in
A symposium panel featuring the following papers: "Textbook Controversies and the Limits of American History" — Thomas Bender (New York University); "Testing the limits of historical imagination: Mexico’s history-textbook controversies and the U.S. question (circa 1957-2000)" — Mauricio Tenorio Trillo (University of Chicago); Discuss
"(Questions) History Textbooks and the Profession: Comparing National Controversies in a Globalizing
This one-day symposium was convened to compare the controversies surrounding historical texts that emerged during the last fifteen to twenty years with the onset of the post-Cold War era and the acceleration of globalization, multi-culturalism and the neo-liberal order. Sponsored by the Department of History, Center for East Asian Studies,
History of Utah
This course will cover the history of the State of Utah from its earliest records up to the present. Historical analysis and methodology will also be taught and specific assignments given to help each student understand methodology from within the context of Utah's History.
A very good video on the history of the Aztecs. Goes into some detail on their accomplishments and leaders. Teachers need to use a word list as some of the terms need more explanation. A map is also needed to show where they lived.
The Rise of the Aztecs
This video gives a brief history of the Aztecs and their rise to power. It is a collection of photos along with narration. Run tome 04:35.
Aztec History and Culture
The Aztecs developed their own mythology, writing system, trade, and cities before the arrival of conquistador Hernán Cortes in 1519. This is an excellent ten minute video that deal with the history and culture of the Aztecs.
How Chocolate is Made
Chocolate comes from a tree. Mmm, trees. Of course, there's a ton of steps in between you're going to want to understand. That's where Food Science expert Dr. Kiki comes in. This video goes in depth on how chocolate is made, used, and classified as well as the history of chocolate. Dr. Kili also explains the science (and myths) behind the temptation, weight gain and tooth decay associated with chocolate. Chocolate also contains magnesium, iron, stimulant molecules, antioxidant phenolic compounds
The Fight to End Child Labor
This 1:30 history video explorers how unions put an end to child labor in factories during the early 1900's, along with excessive hours and pay cuts. Good photos of child workers.
Semiconductor device technology has transformed our world by making possible supercomputers, personal computers, cell phones, ipods, and much more that we now take for granted. Moore's Law observes that the number of transistors (the basic building blocks of electronic systems) per electronic chip doubles each technology generation. This doubling of transistor density each technology generation has continued since Gordon Moore, one of the co-founders of Intel, made his observation in 1965. It ha
010 Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate
Vivid descriptions, read from letters by Tiffany and his contemporaries, reveal the history behind one of his greatest artistic achievements.
Child Rights in Cartoons
In 1998, UNICEF thought of a creative way to help educate the world about children’s rights. UNICEF asked directors around the world to make a 30-second animated film illustrating one of the rights spelled out in the Convention of the Rights of the Child. Since then, over 70 studios in 32 countries have created cartoons for this project. The cartoons have been shown on television to over 1 billion people worldwide and are still on TV today in many countries. Click on these images to watch a
In Conversation: Linn Meyers and Carlene Stephens
DC-area artist Linn Meyers and National Museum of American History curator Carlene Stephens in conversation with Hirshhorn's Ryan Hill.
Meet the Artist: Phoebe Greenberg
Curator Kelly Gordon talks with Black Box artist Phoebe Greenberg about her film "Next Floor."
Meet the Artist: Guido van der Werve
Black Box artist Guido van der Werve provides a survey of his film work.
Meet the Artist: Ori Gersht
The London-based Israeli artist provides a survey of his photographic series and film work in an informal discussion.
Friday Gallery Talk: Histories and Mysteries of the Hirshhorn
Smithsonian artist fellow Terence Gower explores the history of the Hirshhorn building with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill.
What is the 14th Amendment
The history of civil rights, and controversial cases in law history and historical events leading to the 14th amendment.
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
Hardin County, Iowa
presents 26 historic places?barns, civic buildings, churches, railroad depots, schools, and libraries?that depict the history of this county, known as the Heart of the Heartland.