The River Valley Civilization - History
Using still images and narration, this video offers a brief history of the River Valley Civilization. (03:27)
Rosinka Dance - Sirtaki
Rosinka is Russian for "dew-drop", but it is also the name of the Hamilton, Ontario-based dance group, Rosinka-Dance. Our program is exceptionally flavorful and entertaining. We feature a diverse showcase of dances like: Traditional Russian, Gipsy-Folk, Ballroom, Modern dance and many other styles. The Rosinka-Dance Group observes and celebrates the broad multicultural make-up of Canada and promotes the importance of an open, diverse and inclusive community. We are extremely proud of the dedicat
North To Alaska ~ Johnny Horton
This video tells the story of the Klondike Gold Rush. The Klondike Gold Rush was a frenzy of gold rush immigration to and gold prospecting in the Klondike near Dawson City in the Yukon Territory, Canada, after gold was discovered in the late 19th century. The gold rush remains an important event in the history of the city of Edmonton, which to this day celebrates Klondike Days, an annual summer fair with a Klondike gold rush theme. Among the many to take part in the gold rush was writer Jack Lon
Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold
"Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold" William R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia The Klondike (Yukon) gold rush of 1897-1899 was one of the most colourful and dramatic episodes in Canadian history and the last and greatest in a series of massive North American gold rushes that began in California in 1849. For two wild years the Yukon was consumed with gold fever.
Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies
"Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies" William R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia What forces transformed millions of hectares of grassland into one of the world's great food-producing areas in one generation? The story of the Prairie Provinces in this period is in many ways the story of Canada, and to learn what made these provinces what they are is to understand a great deal about the dynamic forces that created the modern country we now live in.
Vikings: Journey To The New Worlds
Vikings! They came from the North and soon the legends would say that they did not know fear. For hundreds of years they were another name for terror. They sailed icy oceans and narrow rivers striking far inland without warning without mercy.However the truth about the Vikings is far more complex. England,Germany, and Russia along with their homeland of Scandinavia all bear the Viking's mark today. Shot on location in Iceland Greenland and Newfoundland this breathtaking IMAX® film joins th
Commerce's Impact on the Settling of the Americas
The Americas were settled mainly due to a need for countries to expand their markets and find new raw materials. Mercantilism resulted in the rise of the middle class and the need for nation's to accumulate capital. Pictures are used to illustrate the narration. AP History lesson.(Video is a set of slides with narration.)
Exchange of Goods With the New World
Pictures of a variety of goods found in the New World, from plants and animals to clothing. In return, European crops and goods were brought to the Americas to exchange. Diseases were also brought to the Native Americans, and large populations were wiped out. AP history lesson. (Video is a set of slides with narration.)
About Colonial Maryland Family Life
In this video clip learn why children married early in colonial Maryland
from an American history teacher. Also learn about family life in colonial Maryland which was predominantly Catholic, and
the land was great for growing crops, but children were put to work at
an early age.
The Korean War 1950 - 1953 Map
The Korean War 1950 - 1953 Map. A short history of the Korean conflict with maps, narration, and close captioning.
The History of American Literature-Poe and Hawthorne
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. In the years just before the Civil War major literary figures Poe and Hawthorne are explored along with their literary works in this clip.
History of American Literature Transdentalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. Transcendentalism is explored in American literature before, during, and after the civil War.
The History of American Literature-Realism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. Authors and literature from the literary movement called realism is discussed in this clip.
The History of American-Realism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. Realism is discussed along with the works of Crane, James, and Howell. Excerpts are read from their literary works.
Chaucer and the Medieval Period - clip only
This is the beginning of an older filmed-for-the-classroom narrated documentary. It introduces Middle English literature and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer and gives an overview of the pilgrims as a cross section of medieval society. Sound quality is strained. Shows a large antique edition of the book and a filmed reenactment of people in period costume eating a meal together at a large inn table. (1:39 min.)
AP US History Political Cartoons vid
Quick video about Poltical Cartoons for AP US History. Team members are Sheila, Maria, and Cassidi(Amateur video of fair quality)
The Skyscrapers of New York-part 3
This series is good to show the history of NYC as well as silent films of the early 1900s.
American Capitalism (1948)
The superiority of the capitalistic system explained by Prof. Clifton L. Ganus (1948). Modern day socialists call this a "capitalist propaganda" film. (B/W video)
The Formation of Labor Unions
Early history of labor unions are discussed on this high quality video of slides, text, and narration. Strikes and negotiations are a major part of this video.
This amateur video uses humor, slides, narration, and music to trace the history of unions. Good quality video with some good information.