The Revolutionary War and Its' Battles
This video depicts the Revolutionary War with animation and song. In this video, Paul Revere, The War of Independence, The British Redcoats and George Washington are discussed. This video also discusses how France and Spain helped the colonies defeat Britain and how Cornwallis surrendered.
The British were forced to surrender 2 days after patriot soldiers captured the fort at Yorktown in 1781. A three minute video that shows what happened at this battle. Highlights the strategy used by the Americans. Does not go into detail about the end of the battle.
The American Revolution 1775 part 1
Video shows how the American Revolution started and why it started.(Slides with narration)
The American Revolution
On April 19, 1775, the shot heard round the world was fired at the Battle of Lexington and Concord beginning America's Revolutionary War. In this video you will learn what lead to the war, and the things that happened as a result.
Henry Knox's Biography
Here is an animation of General Henry Knox talking about his life as a general working with Washington. Strange presentation, but useful in presenting a picture of what Know did during the Revolutionary War.
How email works
How private is email? Where does it go? These questions and others explained in this video.
Quiz Yourself - Protecting your Email Address From Spammers
This describes how to protect yourself from people trying to get your email address. (4:52)
The Internet: How it Has Changed the World
Several issues are discussed from music to email to doing business have all been impacted by the Internet. Geography is no longer an issue in some cases. A good basis for a pro and con debate or an essay about the Internet's potential in other areas.
Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Table
There are several ways to create a Microsoft Access query that is based upon more than one table, and one way is to use the query wizard. Find out how to create a query that uses more than one table by going into query design
Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Field
In Microsoft Access, creating a query that uses more than one field means running the query wizard and choosing more than one field from a given table. Title a query that returns information from a specific field in Microsoft Access
Robert Penn Warren reads his poem "Love Recognized." (1:15)
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
This 2:37 video is about the Alamo, its defense, and the moral cause it gave the Texans. A good explanation, but does not go into detail about the Mexican troops or strategies.
Life in A Sod House
(NOTE: Narration starts after approximately 30 seconds of music.)
In 1862, Congress passed the Homestead Act, allowing men or women who were 21 years old or older to 'stake a claim' to 160 acres of land. Homesteaders agreed to build a home within six months and then live there for the next five years. People who dreamed of owning a farm of their own came from all around the country to build a better future for their families. (06:31) &
California Gold Rush
Done with actors, this video shows the attraction and importance of the Gold Rush. The treatment of minorities is also described in the rush for greed. The importance to California statehood also is shown.
California Gold Rush
The discovery of gold during the 1840s attracts thousands of people attracts hoping to strike it rich in California and resulting in that state being admitted into the union. Mainly talk with little effort to show maps or images.
The Growth of Cities and Social Issues
This video is accompanied by text. "In the decades following the Civil War, many Americans migrated from farms and small country towns to the growing cities. Immigrants from several countries, including Germany, Ireland, Italy, and Poland traveled to America in search of better working and living conditions for themselves and their families. Between 1870 and 1900, the population of U.S. cities tripled. By 1890, New York became the second largest city in the world with 3.5 million residents, whil
Reform Movements 1800s
This seven minute video discusses the reform movement in regard to mental illness and prisons of the 1800s. The work of Dorothy Dix is explained and its importance. The modern public education movement under Horace Mann is explained, too. The 18th amendment's passage and the causes are also examined and its failure. A good overview of the progressive movement and those responsible for its improvements.
Reform Movement in America
This five minute video is about the reform movement in the 19th
century. The music is off-putting and not necessary to the learning in this video. The video deals with the major movements and people briefly.
1956 Eisenhower Campaign Television Ad
1956 - the first TV Ads