United States History from 1865 to Present
In tihs video six distinguished University of Minnesota professors from fields ranging from African Studies to surgery, come together to examine current perspectives in U.S. history. What was America like after the Civil War? What really went on during the Cuban Missile Crisis? And where do we stand now on the spectrum of accuracy in recording history?
History of the United States of America
This is a slide show history of the United States. There is no narration in the video just images of important events in the history of the U.S. along with background music. (Amateur video with many great pictures and paintings)
U.S. History in 50 Seconds
More at www.AnimatedAtlas.com. Music: Arthur Frick. Film: Peter Mays. This video animates geography to illustrate US history quickly.
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s. Slides, narration, and changing maps show the growth of railroads.
We Didn't Start the Fire
This music video gives a very brief history of the United States. The original song "We Didn't Start the Fire" is playing while various pictures are shown on the screen. Pictures are labed with the person/event and date. This video might be a nice introduction to the beginning of a class/unit on US History. Run time 04:44.
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.
A review of the history Pony Express. Produced by a student - but many good details included.(Amateur video)
Ellis Island (pt. 2)
Pictures and brief history of the people who came to Ellis Island. Awesome pictures.
Ancient Warriors - The Spartans; 1/3
This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students. (Note: The video is purposely blurred in the beginning for effect.)
Ancient Warriors - The Spartans 2/3
This segment starts with the importance of the shield in the Spartan army. This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students.
Ancient Warriors - The Spartans 3/3
This segment starts with a battle re-enactment of the Spartan army. This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students.
The video is an animated movie about barn animals acting out human faults in life and politics. This captivating animation is based on Orwell's classic tale, 'Animal Farm'.
JK Rowling reads from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 of 2
Imagine J.K. Rowling reading from her acclaimed series to YOU! Get your book and read along. J.K. Rowling, seated in a large wooden chair, reads to an enthusiastic crowd of fans from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the Natural History Museum in London. Part 1 of 2 (9:41)
J.K. Rowling reads from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 of 2
J.K. Rowling continues reading to an enthusiastic crowd of fans from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the Natural History Museum in London. Part 2 of 2 (9:41)
A bellhop has to carry very heavy bags to Room #14 in this classic video. (For a couple of seconds, the video is blurry.)
Robert F. Kennedy's Statement on Dr. King's Death
Amid the tragedy of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, an extraordinary moment in U.S. political history occurred as Robert F. Kennedy, younger brother of slain President John F. Kennedy, broke the news of King's death to a large gathering of African Americans in Indianapolis, Indiana. That evening Robert Kennedy
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 1
This is Part 1 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. CAUTION: Not for younger students; STUDENTS MAY BE DISTURBED BY IMAGES OF KING IN COFFIN at approximately 0:54 to 1:02 (8 seconds) Educators may choose to skip that brief segment.(Amateur-ish video that is effective in getting information across to the viewer.)
History of Israel 1920 present day
This video Nutshell describes the history of Israel from 1920 till the present day from an Israeli point of view. No narration but good use of maps and computer graphics to show the history of Israel.
History of Jerusalem - Pt. 1 of 4
History of Jerusalem - Crescent And The Cross - Muslim and Christian. The video is of professional quality and re-enacts the first Crusade.
History of Jerusalem - Pt. 2 of 4
History of Jerusalem - Crescent And The Cross - Muslim and Christian