Olympic Peninsula Treaties & Reservations, 1855–1898
The curriculum materials in this packet are intended to provide middle- and high-school teachers with the background and basic tools they need to develop and incorporate lessons about Indian-white relations in Washington into existing lessons about the history of the United States and Washington. This packet focuses on the treaty negotiations and the establishment of reservations on the Olympic Peninsula that took place in the last half of the 19th century, but it also provides a broad overview
PE Educates the Whole Child
A general video on the importance of physical education to the whole child. Best used as a public relations piece. No data is presented and the video lacks depth. Run time 1:15
10 Pembroke College
A short overview of Pembroke College including its history and facilities.
Living in an Era of Global Terror
In this podcast, Professor Richard Aldrich from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the impact of globalisation, the opportunities this affords to global terrorists and the challenges faced by the intelligence services. Globalisation has led to a free flow of money, people and ideas, which has benefited many people in the West in recent years and enhanced our standard of living, but the price paid is a reduction in security. As we see a shift towards a de-regulated glo
The Labour leadership contest
In this podcast, Professor Philip Cowley, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the announcement of former Prime Minister Tony Blair's decision to stand down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007. Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair's announcement and the pressure he has faced from within his own party. Professor Cowley goes on to discuss why Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair uncontested and the potential pro
Murder of soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa shocks South Africa
South Africa is shocked and saddened by national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa's murder, after he was shot dead by burglars during a break-in at his girlfriend's house. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, finan
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
Derived copy of Principles of Economics
Basic principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics organized to fit in with many tutorials and readings developed by the Professor.
Documents Related to Churchill and FDR
This site examines the friendship and working relations that developed between U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill beginning in 1940. Their relationship was crucial in the establishment of a unified effort to deal with the Axis powers.
21M.013J The Supernatural in Music, Literature and Culture (MIT)
This course explores the relationship between music and the supernatural, focusing on the social history and context of supernatural beliefs as reflected in key literary and musical works from 1600 to the present. It provides an understanding of the place of ambiguity and the role of interpretation in culture, science and art. Great works of art by Shakespeare, Verdi, Goethe (in translation), Gounod, Henry James and Benjamin Britten are explored, as well as readings from the most recent scholars
Warriors of the .Net
Warriors of the .Net is a video for introducing the Internet to novice users. It helps the newcomers visualize how the Net works. It is 12 minutes long and creatively shows an IP packets journey through the net past routers, firewalls, and transatlantic cables.
Louisa May Alcott, American Author- A Brief Overview
This video features narration with still images of the family homestead, the family and family friends, and the cover and illustrations from one edition of Little Women. The female narrator informs us the popularity of this classic novel, Little Women (1868), allowed Alcott to achieve financial security for herself and her family. Bibliography includes four information source websites. (2:
History of Management
Short video which covers four major developments in management theory: Scientific management, Administrative theory, Bureaucracy, and Human relations.(The text is sometimes hard to read.)
Basics of economics: Gaps in the Market
This professional video discusses the gaps in the market where there is no real competition. Security and education are often not trusted
to the market. The market often neglects social and environmental
William Jefferson Clinton
(Note: This two-minute video is a little blurry, but still watchable.) Bill Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States in 1993, and the first Democratic President to serve two terms since Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Born in Hope, Arkansas, he grew up in a turbulent and troubled home. Rising from poverty to graduate from Georgetown University, he attended Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship and received a law degree from Yale. After serving as Attorney General of Ark
Canada: Canadian-American Relations
Relations between Americans and Canadians have historically been friendly, with the exception of a few incidents during the War of 1812 and this video explains that relationships. Not much detail here.
The Growth of America in the 19th Century
This video is accompanied by text. "Between 1790 and 1820, the population of the United States more than doubled to nearly 10 million people. Remarkably, this growth was almost entirely the result of reproduction, as the immigration rate during that period had slowed to a trickle. Fewer than 250,000 immigrants entered the United States due to doubts about the viability of the new republic and travel restrictions in Europe during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars.
Soon after Napole
In 1945, Communist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaimed a Democratic Republic of Vietnam and named Hanoi its capital. During World War II, Ho secretly received American assistance against the Japanese, but the financial aid stopped when the war ended because Truman refused to continue offering support to a known Communist. In 1946, the French government recognized Ho's Viet Minh government as a "free state" within the northern portion of the French-controlled region. By the end of the year, however, Ho
Start of US Intervention in The Vietnam War
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1945, Communist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaimed a Democratic Republic of Vietnam and named Hanoi its capital. During World War II, Ho secretly received American assistance against the Japanese, but the financial aid stopped when the war ended because Truman refused to continue offering support to a known Communist. In 1946, the French government recognized Ho's Viet Minh government as a "free state" within the northern portion of the French-controlled region.