A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation, U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
This site includes documents from the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention and ratification debates, and the first two federal congresses. These documents record American history in the words of those who built our government.
African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907
This site presents a review of African-American history and culture as seen through the practice of pamphleteering. The site includes sermons on racial pride and essays on segregation, voting rights, and violence against African-Americans.
The Days of the Week (song)
This video will help students learn the naming sequence - of the days in the week. The video repeats the days names several times - for repititious learning in a song.
FACTBOX: Loeb vs Ackman: Hedge fund hostility over Herbalife
Jan 9 - Two prominent hedge fund managers are squaring off over Herbalife, with Daniel Loeb betting the nutritional supplements company will flourish while William Ackman is betting it will falter.
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
The Grey Eminences: David Ireland
SPARK is at the Oakland Museum of California as they work with acclaimed artist David Ireland to create an innovative exhibit and retrospective of his 30-year career. This Educator Guide explores the history of Conceptual art and Ireland's contributions.
Refugee: The Power of Language
The film "Refugee" follows three young Cambodian American men on their journey to Cambodia to find family members. Some of the characters' experiences are easier than others because of their ability to speak Cambodian. In this lesson plan, students compare and contrast the characters' experiences with a focus on language. Students will also interview family members to trace their family's language roots.
Strange Fruit: Life and Times
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film such as poetry writing and analyzation, and critical thinking about historical events.
Strange Fruit: Lynching in America
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film including discussion questions and research about hate crimes.
The Puppet Show: Sandow Birk
Spark visits painter Sandow Birk and his crew as they finish production on the artist's distinctly contemporary take on Dante's 14th century epic The Divine Comedy -- set in 21th century San Francisco. This Educator Guide is about history painting and storytelling.
Mormon Temple Ceremony and Temple Worship - 2 of 5
In this video, Between Heaven and Earth, religious scholars of various faiths discuss the importance of temple worship from the time of Adam and Eve to modern man and provide a broad insight in the concept and need for temples. This clip talks about temple worship and why early Latter-day Saints built temples.
Into the Wind (4 Part Series)
Into the Wind is a four-part film meant to excite young people about how they can interact with the wind while teaching the basic physics. Each section contains an activity young people can do themselves (fly a kite, sail a model sailboat, make a pinwheel). Animations explain the physics behind these real-world kid’s activities. These lessons lead to examples of more involved wind technologies such as hang gliding, sailing, windmills, and wind turbines. The film moves quickly, switching betwee
Set amidst towering walls of rose-colored stone, the lost city of Petra certainly deserves its title as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Petra represents thousands of years of history, dating all the way back to the Neolithic era. The name of the city means 'cleft in the rock' in both Greek and Arabic; the intricate buildings are literally carved into the steep cliffs that line the Arabah, a valley that runs
Spread of Technology from Ford to Europe in 1920s
Ford was the preeminent manufacturer in the 1920s. However,
the Ford techniques were spread internationally by Ford itself through
subsidiaries and by other companies learning from Ford. This video
shows both processes. Note that the British firm Morris, while
instituting an assembly line, has a hand-driven version and thus paid
its workers on piece rates. Ford had a mechanical line and thus could
regulate the work pace without piece rate incentives.
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ESL English Beginners Lesson Numbers
This video has a catchy tune and song for young English Language learners to learn how to count to ten. The video helps children to learn the numbers one through ten with pictures of the number and how to spell the number to build association. The video is slow and easily learned by children whose primary language is not English. It also helps to build their memory of the numbers.
Caesar - Gallic War 1:1
More information about this DVD, an Introduction to Caesar, which has over 1 000 minutes of audio, can be found here: http://latinumstore.blogspot.com/ My DVDs can be found listed here: http://kunaki.com/MSales.asp?PublisherId=121841
4. Mediterraneo (Advanced)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Here's the fourth episode of the new, fun, and exciting way to learn "Advanced Level Italian". Based on famous Italian movies and almost entirely spoken in Italian, this series will take your Italian to the next level! Today's movie is "Mediterraneo", a terrific Italian film that won the Academy Award for [...]
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