Labor History Part I
Picture documentary of the American Labor Struggle with slides, music, and narration. This video is pro-union. It is a high quality video with good information.
Baroque Dance - Passacaille from Armide (L'Abbé, Lully)
A performance of Anthony L'Abbé's solo Passacaille to music by Jean-Baptiste Lully from the tragédie en musique "Armide".
This solo choreography was published in Beauchamp-Feuillet dance notation in 1711 by Edmund Pemberton, and was adapted from an earlier (c.1706) Passacaille for two women that is also extant in notation. Here it has been reconstructed by Philippa Waite with reference to dancing manuals from the first half of the 18th century.
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The Art of Baroque Dance
This video clip, produced in France, reveals the 17th century Baroque dance of the sophisticated era of King Louis XIV. It lists the names of the basic steps of the Baroque and demonstrates how to perform them. (1:43)
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.
Confederation: The Creation of Canada
This video talks about the issues the federal government that Canada had to face from its very beginning. It refers to the 1850s political crisis and to the American expansion.There slides, music, and narration.
The Vikings 3/5 – History Channel Documentary
The video shows and explains how the invaders organized their towns. The organization of the local government. There is reference to the trip in which the Vikings arrived in American around 1000 AD. The video also shows the influence of christian religion.
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 - The Chinese Surprise
This video discusses the invasion of South Korea and entrapment of American soldiers there at the beginning of the war.
Romanticism in the American Short Story
Power point presentation about Romanticism in the American short story. This presentation explains the literary movement known as romanticism and authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington Irving from that era.
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.
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.
Produced by Thomas Edison-this is an example of early American film making. (0:21)
This is an 'English for Spanish Learners' video, however, it can be used by anyone. The video shows the numbers first through twelfth, then skips to twentieth. (Note: the numbers twenty-first, twenty-second, and twenty-third should have a hyphen. In the video, those numbers do not.) (01:10)
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.
About Greek Theater
About Greek Theater. Part of the series: Theater Acting & Scripts. Greek theater began in the 6th century B.C., and it has become a cornerstone in the performing arts. Understand the history of acting through the study of Greek theater.
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About Greek Theater
Greek theater began in the 6th century B.C., and it has become a cornerstone in the performing arts. Understand the history of acting through the study of Greek theater. (1:40)