History of the American Civil War with 1861 - 1865 Map
This is a straightfoward, easy-to-understand narration of the American Civil War. (04:47) The images change, but there are no 'moving' pictures.
African Americans in the American Civil War
A seven minute video that shows the history of the African American soldiers in the Civil War. The Buffalo soldiers made up twenty percent of the total number of soldiers that were involved in the Union.
Learn about The American Civil War 1861 - 1865
This five minute video uses a map to show the more important Civil War battles. Students should have their own maps to follow this quick moving video. It is a good overview of the war.
The Ante-Bellum Period: A Nation Divided: The American Civil War
A short selection from a documentary about the Ante-Bellum Period. This video shows footage and information about the period before the U.S. Civil War. There were over 3 million slaves doing the labor in the south. (2:00)
Puritan Family of Early New England
This film highlights daily life in a very early new england colonial village. It includes scenes of hunting, fishing, cooking, farming, and more. Video production is old but information is good. Run time 10:00.
Early Settlers of New England
Although very short, Early Settlers give a good clue as to what everyday life was like in Massachusetts in an early colonial settlement. It includes scenes of hunting, fishing, cooking, farming, brick-making and more. Video production and quality is older, but information is good. Run time 06:00.
Thinkwell American Government: Korematsu v. United States, Part 1 of 2
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (06:15) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Thinkwell American Government: New York Times v. Sullivan
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helped to define free speech. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (08:56) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Thinkwell American Government: City of Indianapolis v. Edmond
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helps to define the fourth amendment. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (07:14) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Thinkwell American Government: Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helps to define the relationship between prayer and the U.S. government. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (07:13) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Zircons: Time Capsules from the Early Earth (Science Bulletins)
Zircons are tiny crystals with a big story to tell. Some of these minerals are the oldest Earth materials ever discovered, and therefore yield clues about what the planet was like after it formed 4.5 billion years ago. In this new Science Bulletins video, travel to a remote island off Greenland's coast and a zircon-making lab in New York State to learn how geologists are using these time capsules to build new hypotheses about the early Earth. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Ce
PLATO - An Early Community of Multiplayer Games
On June 3, 2010, the Computer History Museum hosted a 6-session conference on the PLATO learning system. Session 5 was entitled "PLATO Games: An Early, Robust Community of Multiplayer, Online Games." Session 5 Description: Social gaming is the fusion of computer games and digital communities. Some of the earliest instances of this occurred on the PLATO system, and were made possible by the PLATO system's technological innovations as well as a sufficiently open environment to allow the developme
PLATO - An Early Online Community
On June 3, 2010, the Computer History Museum hosted a 6-session conference on the PLATO learning system. Session 6 was entitled "An Early Online Community: People Plus Computing Grows Communities." Session 6 Description: The developers of PLATO didn't set out to build an online community. So how did it turn into one? In 1972 few suspected that a human community could grow and thrive within the electronic circuitry of a computer. But two years later the world's first online community was flouris
University of Richmond School of Law - The Future of Equality in American Constitutional Law
Governor Tim Kaine speaks at University of Richmond School of Law during Law Alumni Weekend on the topic of "The Future of Equality in American Constitutional Law"
Boiler Bytes: "All-American" Marching Band
Members of the "All-American" Band perform at all Purdue home football games as well as selected away games and bowl appearances. Each spring since 1919 it has been the host band of the Indianapolis 500, performing in the 500 Festival Parade and for the race's opening ceremonies. http://www.purdue.edu/bands/aamb/
USAWC - Making National Security Policy in the 21st Century
Dr. Alan Stolberg, Henry L. Stimson Chair of Military Studies Associate Professor of National Security Studies and Director, National Security Policy Program U.S. Army War College, discusses the challenges of Making National Security Policy in the 21st Century.
Retailers try early holiday start
American retailers are offering discounts weeks ahead of the traditional start to the holiday buying season in a bid to lure shoppers earlier than usual.
3.9 Delacroix’s early career – exercise
In this unit you will be introduced to a variety of Delacroix’s work and see how his paintings relate to the cultural transition from Enlightenment to Romanticism. You will study Delacroix’s early career, his classical background, the development of Romantic ideas and their incorporation into his work. You will have the opportunity to study some of his most important paintings and compare them to works favouring a Neoclassical approach. You will also be able to see how his themes, subjects
5 Early warning signs
Your heart beats around 100,000 times every day and, in that time, pumps about 23,000 litres of blood around your body. But what happens when it doesn’t work as well as it should? This unit explains what happens in cardiovascular disease, when the heart’s performance is affected, how the normal function of blood vessels is impaired, and what treatments are available. Whether you are a patient, relative, friend or healthcare professional, you will find the unit interesting.
1.3 The very early Universe
The ‘Big Bang’ is said to be the origin of our Universe. This unit will help you to comprehend what happened in the moments immediately after the Big Bang and during the initial cooling period. You will also gain an understanding of how this event turned in to the Universe we live in today.