500 NATIONS (PART 23) - The Cherokee, continued
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Paris Peace Conference - 1919
The video shows footage of the time. You can see who the leaders of the peace conference were and what they wanted. There are images of destroyed cities. The main aims of the winners are listed. Wilson's suggestions are explained. Post war politics in Germany is explained and the role of communism. There is reference to the way in which the leaders drew the map of Europe anew. There is a map shown. There is an account of the main terms of the The Treaty of Versailles.
New Deal Programs
With unemployment the highest it had ever been in the nation's history, the most pressing problem facing Roosevelt when he took office was to get people back to work. His first request to Congress was for the Unemployment Relief Act, which created the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Over the course of its existence, the CCC employed some three million young men on conservation projects such as flood control, draining swamps, and planting trees. The CCC did more than just provide jobs—it kep
Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
The Wedding March is Mendelssohn's most popular piece. It is part of his contribution to William Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream," is the backdrop for the climactic wedding scene. And countless weddings since, usually as the recessional music as the bride and groom leave the church. This is a live-recording of Mendelssohn's Wedding March (from "A Midsummer Night´s Dream"), conducted by Sergio Cardenas and performed on April 29, 2008, at the Xochipilli Concert Hall of Mexico Ci
Moodle for the middle school.
Middle school teacher Molly Tipton uses Moodle in her 8th grade social studies class. 6:48
Mt Orange School Demo - Introduction to Moodle
The demonstration video has been designed for anyone interested in using Moodle 2.0 and gives a brief overview of the activities that can be created using Moodle. The video is set to music while information is printed on the screen. (02:03)
While the American system of politics has generally been defined as a two-party system, occasionally a third party emerges, influencing elections and siphoning important votes from the major parties. Third parties often begin as single-issue parties that oppose or promote a certain social, economic, or political topic. For example, the Republican Party formed in the 1850’s as a third party in opposition to slavery. Similarly, in 2000, Ralph Nader formed the Green Party that focused on environm
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.
Demography is the study of the characteristics of the human population, such as age, race, and gender. Political scientists use demography to identify and study specific target groups to determine who shows up at the polls versus who does not. In addition, these demographic groups enable political scientists to study voting trends, or what causes people to vote a particular way. Their studies not only yield statistics that can be used to forecast voter turnout in subsequent elections, but they a
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.