The Economy during the US Civil War
This video is accompanied by text. "The Civil War affected northern and southern economies differently. When the war began, the north, with its large factories and well-established companies, generated a great deal of the country’s business. After the first volleys of battle, the north experienced a slight depression due to the uncertainty of the war and the loss of southern business associations. However, after the initial shock passed, the northern economy flourished. The federal government
School House Rock - No More Kings
This is a classic School House Rock animated video of the story of the pilgrims arriving in America. NOTE: This is another video that had to be uploaded as the original video that was on WatchKnow was deleted from YouTube. Good sound quality. (03:00)
Declaration of Independence
Interviews about how the Declaration came to be and the many issues and what was happening at that time are explained. Goes over some of the major phrases and what they meant as written in the Declaration.
Too Late to Apologize - A Declaration
This MTV style music video was created to the tune of "It's Too Late to Apologize". The lyrics have been changed to reflect the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence. It is a high quality production of both music and characters. Scenes from the Second Continental Congress as well as words from the Declaration of Independence are included in the video. Some of the lyrics include, "Halfway across the globe and we're standing on new ground. Screaming across the waves but you ca
Rebellion in Massachusetts
Video accompanied by text."The Economic difficulties that continued to plague Americans throughout the 1780s were the source of growing social unrest. All through the summer of 1786, popular conventions and informal gatherings in several states demanded reform of the state administrations. That same summer, an uprising known as Shays’s Rebellion took place in western Massachusetts. The leaders of Massachusetts were rigidly conservative, and rather than print currency to pay off the state’s d
Mysteries of Deep Space: To the Edge of Space (2 of 6)
Part 2 of 6. This video explores the revolution in astronomy launched by the Hubble Space Telescope. In this episode they explore to the edge of Space as far as possible. It gives great information that has been received from studies of information from the Hubble telescope.
Mysteries of Deep Space: Black Holes (4 of 6)
Part 4 of 6. This video explores the revolution in astronomy launched by the Hubble Space Telescope. It goes on to specifically explore the phenomenon of Black Holes. Amazing videography makes this video truly special.
Samuel the Boy Prophet
In keeping with her vow, Hannah dedicates her child to God. From his days as a young boy serving Eli, the high priest, to guiding the ancient Israelites, Samuel the prophet stands as an inspiring example of how we, too, can delight in our relationship with God. This story brings to life several episodes from the life of Samuel and invites all to discover the joy of faithful service to God. This is a wonderful teaching resource for a Christian classroom, a church activity, and/or for home to shar
Latin Lesson 11 - Grammar Slam 2 This is the 11th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
This is the 11th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
Hamiltonians vs. Jeffersonians
This video about the two party system is accompanied by text. "After the new United States Congress completed its first task of creating a Bill of Rights, it turned its attention to the issue of financing the new government. President George Washington appointed Alexander Hamilton as the Treasury Secretary, and Hamilton took it upon himself to develop an economic structure for the United States that would give the public confidence in the government’s financial affairs..."
Mozart: The Magic Flute - Overture
In this live video (in color) Sir Colin Davis conducts the Orchestra of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden on stage in a concert hall. At the end of the overture, there are excerpts of various scenes from the opera as well as narration and interviews providing information about Mozart and "The Magic Flute." (10:53)
Hai Gia Vinta La Causa, Act 3 “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Live performance conducted by Karl Bohm. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings the role of the Count. (5:43)
Voi Che Sapete, Act 2 “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
This is a performance (recorded 'live') of Cherubino, sung by Susanne Mentzer in a performance at Salzburg in 1991. (3:08)
Non Piu Andrai “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
This is a live performance of Figaro's second aria in Act 1 sung by Ferruccio Furlanetto in a live performance at Salzburg in 1991. (3:49)
Sull’aria “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Cecilia Bartoli and Renee Fleming in a duet from Mozart's performed live at the Metropolitan Opera, 1998. Conductor: James Levine. (2:57)
Porgi Amor “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Kiri Te Kanawa sings the Countess Almaviva’s aria in a live performance.
Westard Movement: Texas Revolt
A short video about slavery as one of the causes of the Texas revolt explained.
U.S. Inches Closer to Civil War
The two steps that result in a Civil War are discussed. The election of Abraham Lincoln, Southern secession and the attack on Fort Sumter lead to the outbreak of the Civil War. A good introduction into causes of Civil War. This video shows how South Carolina attacks the USA and starts the war (2:25).