The War in 1812
While Republicans, for the most part, still backed Jefferson's foreign policies, new elections were transforming the party. Older politicians who molded the Republican Party policy and put Jefferson and Madison in power were replaced by daring young go-getters, such as Henry Clay of Kentucky, who were intent on defending America's honor. These new leaders, called "War Hawks" by their Federalist opponents, were the primary force behind Madison's decision to call for war with Britain. The War Hawk
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Congressional Reconstruction
This video is accompanied by text. "A clash between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction was now inevitable. By the end of 1865, Radical Republican views had gained a majority in Congress, and the decisive year of 1866 saw a gradual diminishing of President Johnson’s power..."  (Professionally produced material with scholarly ideas and arguments.)
In June of 1866, the Joint Committee on Reconstruction determined that, by seceding, the southern states had forfeited “a

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Post World War I: 1919-1923
The video shows original footage. There is a narration of the main terms of the peace treaties. The reactions of the people of Germany is described. The key issue discussed is Reparations and how this affected Germany. In 1922 the Germans did not pay any more. France decided to force the German sending troops. Protest meetings against France were held. There was a lot of brutality. in 1923 the German economy collapsed. There is reference to the rise of Hitler and who supported him. The video sho
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Apple History
First Apple was designed by Steve Wozniak. Steve Jobs, a friend had the idea of selling the computer. Exhibited at Homebrew Computer Club in April 1976 and went on sale in July 1976 at a price of $666.66. About 200 30-chip units were assambled. However, users had to add case, power supply, keyboard & display. A cassete interface for storage was released later at $75.  (9:23)
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New Cloud Type Name Proposed-Asperatus
A new cloud name is being submitted to the royal meteorlogical society by cloud appreciation society founder-Gavin Pretor-Pinney. The new name is Asperatus, latin for rough. The video is set to music and is done in Power Point form, where there is a slide with words on it and then a picture of clouds. The video is of good quality, appropriate for elementary and middle school students. Run time 01:47.
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Revolution in China
China, because of its large population and abundant natural resources, has played a significant role in international affairs since the eighteenth century. However, during its long war with Japan during World War II, China was severely weakened. The Chinese suffered over two million casualties, in addition to significant damage to private property and the nation's infrastructure. The Chinese morale and standard of living were greatly diminished, and China was ripe for a revolution. Mao Tse Tung
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Constitutional Principles
The United States Constitution is a relatively brief document that established the foundation upon which the American government is built. It outlines the framework and procedures of the government and sets limits on governmental power. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)

The Constitution was founded on several basic principles that help to keep it relevant today. These are the principles of popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances

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Forms of Government
This video describes the various forms of government - in terms of the power the government yields over its population. The video questions the traditional categories which governments are separated into, such as: Communism., Socialism, Fascism, Constitutionalism etc. The video argues that most governments are actually Oligarchic in nature.   Run time 10:35
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Cold War: Iron Curtain - part 2/5
1945 - 1947 The Soviet Union dominates Eastern Europe. Churchill warns of the consequences. Stalin insists that the governments of the Soviet Union's client states be procommunist. Impoverished after the war, Great Britain opts out as a world power. The U.S. assumes the mantle of world leadership.
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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. 
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Statistics for Laboratory Scientists I
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
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The Rise of the Aztecs
This video gives a brief history of the Aztecs and their rise to power. It is a collection of photos along with narration. Run tome 04:35.
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008 Set in Stone: The Face in Medieval Sculpture
Museum Director Philippe de Montebello provides the historical context behind these medieval sculpted heads, recalling their importance as icons and symbols of power.
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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
A snapshot overview of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at The University of Nottingham. The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories of: • Biology • Medical Physiology and Therepeutics • Medicine • Midwifery • Neuroscience and Biochemistry • Nursing • Physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation • Veterinary Medicine and Science This video was filmed by members of staff and Charlie Conway, one of our student
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HOW NOT TO DO CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS: PREDICTIVE FAILURE AND CONSTRUCTION FLAWS IN GEERT HOFSTEDE
This paper considers Hofstede’s claim that his national cultural “dimension scores” and related rankings of countries have predictive power by examining a ‘validating’ case study he has used in a number of publications to ‘demonstrate’ that capability. When tested against cross-sectional and longitudinal empirical evidence the case study is shown to have neither explanatory nor predictive power. A further unpacking of the case study demonstrates methodological flaws in its construc
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The Political Economy of the Cold War
At its heart the Cold War was a competition between two economic systems. Despite having in common a "military-industrial complex", they were profoundly different in the degree of freedom they offered their citizens, the living standards they were able to achieve and the pace of technological innovation they could sustain. In this first lecture, Niall Ferguson compares and contrasts the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War and asks how far the outcome of the Cold War was economical
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Likes, Dislikes, and Days of the Week
Increase your conversation power by learning how to express likes and dislikes using the verb "gustar," days of the week, and hobby vocabulary.
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UCLA preserved silent animation
This website gives online access to the UCLA archive of animations from the silent era of cinema. At May 2010, 11 vintage films from 1900 to 1928 are freely available for online viewing. Also available are commentaries from the preservationists involved, film notes, and information on the historical context. A Study Guide is available for download in PDF format. This website offers a fascinating view into a time before animation became standardised, enabling researchers to detect influences
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Wireless Electricity
Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity -- a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker. As the CEO of MIT-inspired WiTricity, Eric Giler has a plan to beam electric power through the air to wirelessly power your laptop or recharge your car. You may never plug in again. Run time 10:13.
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Great Lakes Energy's Arbor Day Celebration
Watch Great Lakes Energy's vegetation management staff help 80 third graders from Shelby, MI, plant four trees on Arbor Day 2009. Kids can learn about the importance of trees to the environment and how to avoid power lines when they plant trees from this video.
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