Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
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
Carriages, Carts and Wagons
Conjuring a wheel from elm and iron is one big geometry problem for John Boag, Colonial Williamsburg wheelwright.
Exilpresse digital : Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945
Exilpresse digital: Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945 is an online project published by the German National Library and based on collections of the Exiled Germans Archive, 1933-1945 at the German Library in Frankfurt am Main and related collections of exile literature in Leipzig. These collections contain a total of about 30,000 individual publications and volumes and some 900 periodical titles; a portion of this total was digitized between 1998 and 2003. Around thirty periodicals from the
Match Day 2014
Media coverage from Match Day 2014
Interview With Raymond Brown About Experiences In World War II
Raymond Brown grew up on a farm in Olpe, Kansas, during the 1920's and 30's. He was twenty-six when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and in 1942 he joined the newly activated 95th Infantry Division, part of General Patton's Third Army. On September 15, 1944, Private Brown landed on Omaha Beach with the 379th Infantry Regiment. They were in contact with the enemy over 100 days in a row and suffered enormous casualties. Hear his personal reminiscences about the "Victory" Divison's drive across
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.
Cultures of health : a historical anthropolgy
This is a lively and fluid web site with a featured article spot, articles, research notes, posts and links to related sites for historically-minded scholars of medicine and health. There are many book recommendations and features and discussions on such topics as new approaches to VD treatment in Toronto, 1968-75 and smallpox eradication in Brazil, 1967. The site is maintained by the Department of History at the University of Windsor, Canada, and tackles ancient through to modern time periods o
Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash (1/3)
Atheist Talk cable program by Minnesota Atheists. "Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash" recorded 12/2/2006 What's ... all » the best way for us to bring the good news of atheism to the public? Should we "bash" religion? Nationally known atheist speaker Edward Tabash will give us some tips. Edward Tabash is chair of the national legal committee for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He is an atheist debater and chairs the First Amendment Task Force for the Coun
Faculty thoughts on Innovation at GLS 2011
Professors Lynda Gratton, Kamalini Ramdas, Jeff Skinner and Nader Tavassoli discuss their thoughts on Innovation at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2011
Darden Class of 2014 Second Year Class Gift Presentation
The Second Year Class Giving Campaign is a student-led tradition at the Darden School where members of the Second Year class are asked to make a pledge to the School in honor of their time at Darden. The Class of 2014, residential MBA program, announced the results of their class gift campaign on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014.
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)
Porgi Amor “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Kiri Te Kanawa sings the Countess Almaviva’s aria in a live performance.
Lisa Harvey-Smith on the SKA mega-telescope
Lisa Harvey-Smith of CSIRO discusses the mega-telescope known as the Square Kilometre Array. CSIRO, the Australian Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation, is part of the continent-spanning next-generation radio telescope project which is due to be completed in 2019.
Performance Poetry Engages Students
Kids -- 12 and 13 years old -- pour their guts onto paper in verse. They spend weeks furiously writing, revising, and coaching each other, and revising again. When they are done, they stand alone in front of their peers and recite poetry, using voice and gesture to bring their words to life. A concept known as slam poetry is becoming common in classrooms across the country. In lower-income neighborhoods in cities like New York and Chicago, students are competing with words and then settling in
Symbolising New Zealand: Session 4 - Symbolising the shadow-side of New Zealand experience in contem
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21F.084J Introduction to Latin American Studies (MIT)
This course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other HASS-D courses. Many of the themes raised here are covered in greater detail in other courses: 21F.020J (New World Literature), 21F.716 (Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature), 21F.730 (Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American
Teaching Kids Simple Special Consonant Blends
Learn how to teach simple, special consonant blends like: ch,
sh and th, when home schooling kids in this free education video clip
taught by an expert teacher.