The Kansas-Nebraska Act
This video is accompanied by text. "Many Americans believed that a transcontinental railroad would unify the United States by linking eastern and western points of the rapidly expanding nation. Not everyone, however, agreed where the railroad should be built. U.S. minister to Mexico James Gadsden, a Southerner, wanted the route to go through Texas and the New Mexico Territory to the Pacific Ocean. Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois, meanwhile, supported a plan to wind the railroad through Chica
Dred Scott Decision - "Slaves are not Citizens"
This video is accompanied by text. "The controversy surrounding the Kansas-Nebraska Act affected the 1856 Democratic presidential nomination. Party members vetoed the selection of two prominent figures involved with the act—Stephen Douglas and Franklin Pierce. Rather, delegates elected James Buchanan, a Pennsylvania lawyer not connected with the Kansas-Nebraska affair. Therefore, Democratic leaders believed he was safe from Republican scrutiny.
Buchanan sailed to an easy victory over Rep
11.007 Resolving Public Disputes (MIT)
This course is an introduction to real-world dynamics of public policy controversies. Topics to be considered include national, state, and local policy disputes, such as smoking, hazardous waste, abortion, gun control, and education. Using a case study approach, students study whether and how those disputes get resolved. Students conduct debates and simulations in addition to writing a series of short essays.
IASFM 12 Conference: State of Forced Migration Address Podcast
This podcast was recorded at opening address of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference. This podcast was recorded at opening address of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference, which was held on Sunday 29th June 2009 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Presented by Dr. Nicholas Van Hear, University of Oxford.
A sigh of relief in Bergdahl's hometown
More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Friends of the Bergdahl family breathe sigh of relief upon news of son Bowe's return. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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, financial, national, and interna
Historical Analysis of Building - (Re)Construction in Olivette Park, USA
From 1959 to 1990, East St. Louis, Illinois deteriorated from an ?All-American City? to a national symbol of urban blight. Located on the Mississippi River, the East St. Louis of today faces severe economic, social, and environmental problems. Nearly onequarter of the city?s work force is unemployed and about 40 percent of families are living below the poverty level. But East St. Louis was not always a distressed community. With strong ties to St. Louis and the surrounding region, East St. Louis
(GRAPHIC IMAGES) Videos purport to show bombing aftermath, aid delivery in Syria
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) Amateur videos purports to show the human toll of Syria's civil war, including the aftermath of aerial bombing and the delivery of aid to tens of thousands of besieged Syrians. Vanessa Johnston reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides c
Lecture by Hiroto Kobayashi
Presented by the Architecture Program as part of the Architecture Lecture Series, this lecture was filmed Monday, October 14, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the college's San Francisco campus. Hiroto Kobayashi is a founding partner of Kobayashi Maki Design Workshop (KMDW), an architectural and urban design firm based in Tokyo. He also represents the American architectural firm Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM) in Japan. KMDW's work encompasses a full range of design scales, from furniture and
Lecture by Teddy Cruz
Presented by the Architecture division as part of the college's Architecture Lecture Series at California College of the Arts, this lecture was filmed on Monday, March 4, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the college's San Francisco campus. Teddy Cruz was born in Guatemala City. He has been recognized internationally for his urban research of the Tijuana-San Diego border. In 1991 he received the prestigious Rome Prize in Architecture and in 2005 he was the first recipient of the James Stirling Me
Convocation Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
McMaster University convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Engineering
Reporting Courage: The MI 7 Propaganda Machine
The archive Tales of the VC comprises 94 individual accounts of the heroism that earned the highest award for valour, the Victoria Cross. These are recounted deferentially and economically, yet they can still move the reader. Authored by Lt James … Continue reading
Rachmaninoff Concerto N. 2 - I. Moderato (1/2)
In this video (in color) pianist, Georgi Chrkin, plays Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 2 - I Moderato with the Classic FM Radio Orchestra conducted by Georgi Dimitrov. They are on stage in a concert hall. The picture quality and stage lighting is good and the sound quality is excellent.
New Interfaces, new scenarios. Vroom n.0 :Vroom n.0 : The emerging potential of collaborative 3D web
What sort of interfaces will allow, in the future, to manage the evolution of information and knowledge generation? What new scenarios would emerge in contemporary architecture when the access to a multidimensional architectural database is open and it is written and visited by anyone, anywhere in earth? Internet evolution is fast and unpredictable, propelling deep changes at different levels of our society. Spinoffs, unexpected outcomes are result of those changes, unfolding uncertain, unstable
Fascism and Mussolini
Khan discusses the origin of the word 'fascism' during this eight-minute video.
Part 5: Writing Process: Maniac Magee and Milkweed
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about the writing process.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
Part 9: Maniac Magee Interview :Enchantment and Stargirl
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about Enchantment and Stargirl.
Educating Infants and Children
Educating Infants and Children
Split Brain Behavioral Experiments
A video which explains the result of severing the corpus callosum based off of one man's story.
The Broken Window Reader Another hurricane strikes, and, as always, it has been followed by another round of pundits proclaiming that it will boost the economy. The broken-window fallacy lives on. But with the lessons contained in the following resources, you can easily blow down the fundamentally flimsy arguments of the hurri-Keynesians. This short film, created by intrepid Mises University s
Another hurricane strikes, and, as always, it has been followed by another round of pundits proclaiming that it will boost the economy.
The broken-window fallacy lives on.
But with the lessons contained in the following resources, you can easily blow down the fundamentally flimsy arguments of the hurri-Keynesians.
This short film, created by intrepid Mises University s