Slave Memories, Part 1 of 2
The written memories of slaves are performed by professional actors. There are scene re-enactments and actual vintage photos of some of the slaves. (08:00) Part 2 is not included here.
Timeline of the Origin of Slavery in America
Slavery and its legacy have shaped American history, from the Civil War to Reconstruction in the 1860's and 1870's to the struggle over civil rights a century later. This short video gives a timeline of the origin of slavery (Running Time 3:01).
The Abolitionist Movement
This short video discusess the development of the American Anti-Slavery Society by abolotionists and introdices you to Nat Turner, a slave who led a revolt against his owner. (0:36)
This three minute video explains how a slave ship captain, such as Luke Collingswood, had the power to do whatever was necessary to maintain control, while bringing ships of slaves across the ocean for trade. This video shows how the British people finally found out what the slave ships was like and those that testified against it, including a clergyman who was once a slave captain and later wrote Amazing Grace, John Newton.
Origins of Slavery in America
n 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America,
planting the seeds of a slavery system. About 20 years later slavery became legal. This video is a nice overview of how slavery became part of America's life style. It does not tell about slavery in other countries. The video should be reviewed first due to images. (03:01)
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 1
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. (4:58)
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 2
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240--the invasion of Hungary and Poland.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.The film is a dramatization.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.
Learn How to Juggle 3 Balls
Perfect instruction on how to learn 3 ball juggling. This video shows you how to break juggling down. First start with one ball, catch it like it is a raw egg. The ball is tossed with proper form, which is explained and demonstrated. One you can juggle one ball, the video demonstrates how to use two balls which are thrown in a narrow pattern. If you can do that 10 times, you can move onto 3 balls.
~Commercial at the end where to purchase juggling equiptment.~
How to Juggle 3 Balls : The Yo-Yo Ball Juggling Trick
This 1:29 long video shows how to juggle 3 balls and the yoyo trick. Easy for students to master and a good way for them to build up confidence.
Causes of the English Civil War.
A slideshow giving reasons for the English Civil War. The King´s personality, the problems with parliament and the need for money due to war are listed. His marriage to Catholic Henrieta Maria and his religious policies are also presented. The main events in this historical period can be read and there is background music but it does not belong to the time studied.(Amateur video)
September 11 - Attack on the Pentagon
When American Airlines Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, even reporters inside the building weren’t sure what was happening. This is one of the first reports by a journalist inside the Pentagon the morning of 9/11. (2:26)
North American Alliances
By the mid-eighteenth century, the face of North America was changing. The British soldiers, officials, and colonists were moving west from the Atlantic coast and starting to cross into the Ohio River Valley. The Spanish occupied a vast region extending from the Gulf of California, across the desert, and along the Gulf Coast to Florida. The French settled primarily in New France, the area that would later become Canada.
The changes in North America were dramatic for the Native Americans.
The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
The Aaron Burr Conspiracy
This video is accompanied by text. "Jefferson had feelings of both triumph and trepidation over the purchase of Louisiana. On the one hand, he had doubled the size of the United States and presented to Americans access to some of the richest land in North America. On the other hand, the government he directed was not designed to regulate the huge territory. Fears of foreign occupation and secession dominated his thoughts..."
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
A short video that goes into some detail as to how the Lousiana Purchase was made and what land it covered....and why it was the steal of the century, not the buy of the century.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This short video explains what a value it was, and how it came to be sold. Of notes is the fact that the video explains that the land did not belong to the French in the first place. It belonged to the Native Americans. A map for the students would help them understand the size of the purchase.
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.
SchoolHouse Rock - Grammar The Tale Of Mr Morton - Subjects and Predicates
A short video from SchoolHouse Rock explains the subject and predicate of a sentence and gives many examples. ( 3:00)