History of the United States
This is an informative video of the history of the United States. The presidency of Lincoln and Roosevelt are discussed. Roosevelt knew that the fight for the United States Presidency was not simply a game of political machines and punditry, but that this coming fight demanded a leader who understood the historic enemy of the United States and the founding principles of the nation. (LaRouche PAC video)
The History of Political Parties, by Eric O'Keefe
Sam Adams Alliance & Foundation Chairman and CEO Eric O'Keefe talks about how political parties and individual politicians were once accountable to the people.
French and Indian War: An Overview
Beware of political ad that starts video. This is a glorified slide show. It moves very rapidly with little explanation of cause and effect. Touches on some geographical areas and so a map and wordwall are needed. This is a general overview video of 2:40. The ending is very weak and needs more explanation for students.
The Civil War (1861-1865)
Video discusses when the Civil War happened, who the key people were, and what brought the war to an end. Video is in power point form and music is the background.
Family and Social Life in the Colonies
Family and social life for all Anglo-American colonists was colored by certain common conditions: a pre-industrial economy that put a premium on owning land, primitive knowledge of medicine by modern standards, and a social hierarchy shaped by the notion that God had ordained some to be rich and others poor. While these characteristics shaped life throughout the colonies, there were regional differences, especially between the two most ethnically English regions, the Chesapeake and New England.
George Orwell's 1984 - Part 3
Part 3 of the video about the novel , 1984 by George Orwell. The novel is highly political in nature and follows the hero, Winston Smith, through his struggle, against the inner party, to enjoy the most basic freedoms.
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'.
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men: Context
The context of a novel is the social, cultural and historical
background in which it is written. It deals with what was happening in
the world in the period with which the novel is concerned. Studying the context of a novel can aid and deepen our understanding of the story and characters. This title looks at the context of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men has an explicit context because the social and political events of 1930s America create the climate of
Entrepreneurs in American 2nd Industrial Revolution
This video is accompanied by text. "The small businesses that supported the pre-Civil War economy could not satisfy the rapidly growing national markets. Entrepreneurs quickly developed systems of mass production and distribution to meet growing national needs. The resulting expansion in industry went hand-in-hand with industrial combination and concentration, enabling a few business leaders to dominate the largest markets of the time..." (Professionally produced material with scholarly ide
How To Make Butterscotch Brownies
Two girls show kids how to make butterscotch brownies. This is a great recipe that does not require a mixer. The ingredients are two cups of brown sugar, 1 stick butter, 2 teaspoons baking power, salt, vanilla, eggs, flour.
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
Palestine 1930-1948 - 2 of 14
This second part of the documentary shows footage and there are statistics about the quantity of Jews that arrived in Palestine in the 1930s. There is reference to the job market and to economics. Industry grew and Palestine was industrialised. There are images of prosperous Palestine in the 1930s. Arabs also immigrating at that time and there was hostility. Arabs were not as prosperous as the Jewish community. The Jewish majority immigration would bring more problems but they did not have such
Palestine 1930-1948 - 7 of 14
This video starts with a 1945 speech by David Ben-Gurion where he urges for Jewish immigration to Palestine. There is footage of the end of the war and the Jews that survived. The fight for independence would begin. There is reference to displacement camps organised by the American and British. Jews demanded to go to Palestine but Britain rejects this possibility. Nations had not opened the doors to these displaced Jews. There is reference to the political reasons why this happened.
Hitler's Supernatural Rise to Power? -National Geographic
The video explains that Hitler's life changed after consulting an astrologer who suggested the use of a mandrake, an element used by occultists to attract power. There is reference to newspaper sources of the time where there are images of Hitler with the mandrake.
After Citizen's United
In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC's effect on elections. Find out how some legislators are fighting to curb Big Money spending even as the Court invalidates laws in 24 states aimed at keeping elections clean. And, libertarian journalist Nick Gillespie and legal scholar lawrence lessig discuss public financing of campaigns and the effect
Episode for Families: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
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Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
Video: “China: Regional or World Power?”
Admiral Joseph Wilson Prueher moderates the second annual Security Symposium sponsored by Vanderbilt University’s Naval ROTC. Panelists are: Peter Lorge, who teaches military history; Brett Benson, a political scientist; and James Holmes, a professor at the U.S. Naval War College. They discuss “China: Regional or World Power?” Contact: email@example.com
Power and Norms: What can the Nobel Peace Prize Accomplish? The Inside Story
Professor Geir Lundestad gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on war and armed conflict.
Gov't and the Marketplace Seminar 10/26/2010 #1: Introduction by Dukakis
Creating Access to Services: The Case of the Massachusetts Health Connector Jon Kingsdale, Founding Executive Director, Massachusetts Health Connector Jim Stergios, Executive Director, Pioneer Institute Moderator: Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Northeastern University; former Governor of Massachusetts