Is accomplishments in Cuba and Latin America. This has excellent graphics and gives a good overview of what Cortes faced in Spain and elsewhere. An indepth look at this explorer.
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
This short video flashes images of the west. It gives an idea of some of the things that people would have seen or come across as they travelled west. (Amateur video)
The Gold Rush
The video describes the California Gold Rush in 1849. It features the story of John Sutter who discovered gold in the area of his fort/mill. Good quality video.
The California Gold Rush
The California Gold Rush - In this history video, look back at the California Gold Rush and how it started during the mid-1800s when people spotted gold particles in Sutters Mill. The benefits of the Gold Rush was that it created growth in the cities, and zoomed the economy. In the 1850s it caused California to be admitted as a state. Also near San Fransico there is a gold mine where people can experience how to look for gold. Good video for use when studying California history as well as US his
How the Gold Rush Started
Discover how the Gold Rush led to the creation of California and the effects of this event.
Song: Move Your Body by Hi 5
The live action video shows group Hi 5 singing and dancing. The song names the parts of the body and kids in the studio imitating the movements. (1:59)
Hokey Pokey - Sing It!
A video showing a class singing and dancing the popular song. The lyrics (a variation of the traditional lyrics) of the song are shown in subtitles. (3:06)
American Experience: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
This video provides an extensive view and insight into the events that occurred on April 14, 1865. Just days after the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre. As a fractured nation mourned, a manhunt closed in on his assassin, the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of a series titled American Experience. (1:24:13)
How to Teach Beginner's Cursive Writing
Beginner's cursive writing should be taught by first associating letters that are similar in both cursive and print form. Emphasize pen direction when teaching cursive handwriting with tips from a writing instructor and former classroom teacher in this free video on writing lessons and teaching strategies.
Handwriting Lesson: Teaching Children Cursive Name
Children have fun forming writing their names in cursive doing
Wet-dry-try on the Blackboard with Double lines. This multisensory
hands-on activity is an easy way to refine teach motor skills, mature
grasp, and cursive connections letter formations and connections.
President John Kennedy's speech at Madison Square Garden
President John Kennedy makes an address at Madison Square Gardens. Discussions include minimum wage, overtime page, medical care (health care), social security and other topics. End has narration by Al Mann, ABC.
Kennedy on integration at the University of Alabama
Kennedy sends troops to integrate the University of Alabama
1960 Presidential Election: Kennedy Vs. Nixon
This is part of the actual video of a debate between John F. Kennedy vs. Richard Nixon. This video was published by Kennedy's election team and you only here some of his arguments. (4:16)
President Richard Nixon - Address Announcing Resignation
News video of President Nixon as he announces his resignation as US President.
President Nixon Victory Speech 1968
Speech just after being elected.
1968 Presidential Election Commercial
An actual commercial that aired during the 1968 presidential race. The Republicans nominated Richard M. Nixon, who was attempting a political comeback after losing the 1960 presidential election and the 1962 California gubernatorial race. Nixon claimed to speak for the "silent majority" of law-abiding citizens whose voices were presumably drowned out amidst the social upheaval, and he promised a return to the stability of the Eisenhower years. (0:59)
President Richard Nixon Interview: The Purpose of Life
President Richard M. Nixon discusses the purpose of lifeand the meaninglessness of retirement.
Ultimate Success Vocabulary: Lesson 4
Increase and improve vocabulary with this clip. Vocabulary words are defined. Each slide shows the word, definition and and an example of the word used in a sentence. A narrator reads the word, definition, and sentence.
Prepositions In On Under Next To (song)
This catchy song does a nice job of illustrating four prepositions through very simple illustrations that accompany the on-screen lyrics.