The American Revolution
This is an 11-minute video that explains both the geographical and political causes of the Revolution. This would be a good video to start a study of the war and includes primary document quotes. Best used with a map of the colonies so students could follow the evidence better.
American History: The Boston Massacre
A quick video that tells about the Boston "Massacre" and questions who really started the event and what caused it. Wait for the commercials to finish as they are added throughout the video. An inconsistent video that is poorly edited for classroom use. A timeline is important to gain full value.
Learn about The American Revolution Map
The American Revolution Map animation shows the many battles of the Revolutionary War and provides some insights. Best used if students have a copy of a map so they can better follow.
The American Constitution: Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry became a symbol of American independence when he famously declared "give me liberty, or give me death!" This short video deals with Patrick Henry. A forceful presentation.
American Revolution (
How busines people helped cause the American Revolution. This is a three minute video. Not much depth. Run time 03:20 The video discusses possible reasons why the early Americans were able to defeat a much stronger, experienced, and larger military force.
The Importance of Buffalo to Native American Life
The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction. This video shows how almost every part of the buffalo was used. After the Europeans arrived the buffalo were slaughtered until only a few thousand remained. A good video to show the need for conservation and develop an appreciation of how resourceful Native Americans were (Running Time 1:52).
Early Childhood Learning Flashcards Right Brain Program
This TweedleWink Lesson uses the innovative techniques of
Right Brain Education, an accelerated early learning program inspired
by Maria Montessori, Glenn Doman, Makodo Shichida, Tony Buzan and many others. Right Brain Education is a gentle but powerful method of activating both hemispheres of the brain to accelerate learning, activate photographic memory, promote speed reading and make early learning fun for both children and parents. The clips goes through flashcard affirmat
Sedona Native American Culture and History
This Sedona video is an excerpt of The Natural Wonders of Sedona's timeless beauty. This portion of the video is about the Native American History of Sedona.
The American Constitution: The Colonies in the 1700's
A short video with a limited amount of detail. Best as a video to show students a bit about what was going on and the culture.
Early History of Wikipedia, Part 1 of 2
A personal account of how Wikipedia got started, by Larry Sanger, co-founder of the Wikipedia. Essentially just a narrated slideshow. The audience was business school students, but it should be accessible to older teens. Run time 06:49
The early history of Wikipedia, Part 2 of 2
Second part of a personal account of how Wikipedia got started, by Larry Sanger, co-founder of the Wikipedia. Essentially just a narrated slideshow. The audience was business school students, but it should be accessible to older teens.
George Washington: First American President
A United Streaming Video. The first American President, George Washington did many great things. This video looks at some of the great things George Washington did. This is a great video for reports or to learn about George Washington.
John Adams - God Save The American States
John Adams speech before the Continental Congress on Freedom and the reading of The Declaration Of Independence.
Native American History and Andrew Jackson
This program examines how industrialization, immigration, expansion of slavery, and western movement changed the lives of Americans under the presidency of Andrew Jackson. This is a 15 minute video. Good explanations.
Dining Etiquette - European vs. American Dining Style
There is a distinct difference between European and American dining style and etiquette? Image Consultant Kimberly Law explains how to master both in this video which shows her seated at a table giving examples of everything she talks about.
Canada: Canadian-American Relations
Relations between Americans and Canadians have historically been friendly, with the exception of a few incidents during the War of 1812 and this video explains that relationships. Not much detail here.
McKinley's Speech, Pan-American Exposition (Edison, 1901)
President William McKinley speaks before the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. It is right after this speech that McKinley is shot by a leftwing anarchist, Leon Czolgosz. (No sound).
An American Cowboy: Interview with Bob Norris, T-Cross Ranch
Allison travels to Pueblo, Colorado to interview a real cowboy. She talks to Bob Norris from the T Cross Ranch about quarter horses, ranch life and what it's like to be a cowboy. (Professionally produced video with both history and present-day information.)
The Great American Melting Pot
The Great American Melting Pot - Schoolhouse Rock 03:01 run time
Jewish History and Culture in the 20th Century
This is a video of Jewish History. The Story of The Jewish People in The 20th Century (Introductory video for a much longer video series.)