The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
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CIA vs. Anti-U.S. Government - Cold War
This video is accompanied by text. "Once he was elected to a second term, Eisenhower's stance on communism began to resemble the policies of the Truman administration—the U.S. government would concentrate on blocking the growth of communism rather than try to destroy it. The administration tolerated Communist nations in eastern Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, but forces—primarily the CIA—would be dispatched to deal with anti-American governments in the Third World. Of utmost interest to
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How Clouds Are Born
This video features time-lapsed images (accompanied by music) of a high pressure weather system tracking north along the coast of British Columbia. Filmed during the afternoon of October 20, 2006.
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History of Christmas- Christmas Unwrapped Part 2 of 5
Part 2 of 5 People all over the world celebrate the birth of Christ on December 25th. But why is the Nativity marked by gift giving, and was He really born on that day? And just where did the Christmas tree come from? Take an enchanting tour through the history of this beloved holiday and trace the origins of its enduring traditions. Journey back to the earliest celebrations when the infant religion embraced pagan solstice festivals like the Roman Saturnalia and turned them into a commemoration
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The History Of Christmas- Christmas Unwrapped Part 3 of 5
Part 3 of 5 People all over the world celebrate the birth of Christ on December 25th. But why is the Nativity marked by gift giving, and was He really born on that day? And just where did the Christmas tree come from? Take an enchanting tour through the history of this beloved holiday and trace the origins of its enduring traditions. Journey back to the earliest celebrations when the infant religion embraced pagan solstice festivals like the Roman Saturnalia and turned them into a commemoration
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Unalienable Rights
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "In the seventeenth century, philosopher John Locke wrote about natural law, which gives individuals rights that are part of the natural order of life rather than assigned by a ruler. Thomas Jefferson incorporated this concept into the Declaration of Independence in an attempt to point out the abuses made by the British government and prevent similar offenses from occurring in an independent America. Jefferson
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Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold
"Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold" William R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia The Klondike (Yukon) gold rush of 1897-1899 was one of the most colourful and dramatic episodes in Canadian history and the last and greatest in a series of massive North American gold rushes that began in California in 1849. For two wild years the Yukon was consumed with gold fever.
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Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies
"Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies" William R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia What forces transformed millions of hectares of grassland into one of the world's great food-producing areas in one generation? The story of the Prairie Provinces in this period is in many ways the story of Canada, and to learn what made these provinces what they are is to understand a great deal about the dynamic forces that created the modern country we now live in.
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The Vikings 2/5 – History Channel Documentary
The video shows how Vikings prepared their armies. The main weapons and described and shown. It describes the attack on the British monasteries. There is a representation of the terrible attacks, plunder and slaughter.
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US Geography (US 1)
Children share postcards that discuss continents, countries, the equator, the Prime Meridian, and the regions of the United States. 
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(2/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America
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Elizabethan Drama and The Globe
A Brief Introduction to Elizabethan Drama and to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to be used in my British Literature classes. (4:23)
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Factor Tree - A Virtual Manipulative
Factor numbers using a tree diagram. This manipulative allows you to construct factor trees (to the prime factors) for two numbers, and then from the prime factorization, you are asked to identify the Least Common Multiple (LCM) and the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of the two given numbers.
There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.

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The Tallis Scholars sings Palestrina
The most excellent ensemble The Tallis Scholars, here in a live performance of Nunc Dimittis by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(1524?-1594).

The Tallis Scholars are a British vocal ensemble normally consisting of two singers per part, with a core group of ten singers.
Formed in 1973 by their director Peter Phillips, they specialise in performing a cappella sacred vocal music written during the Renaissance by composers from all over Europe. They are currently recognised as one

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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975) - Part 1 of 3- From The Jungle Book
An English family who have moved to a bungalow in the jungles of India—Sugauli (former British sp. Segowlee) cantonment in Bihar State, India—discover a young mongoose half drowned from a storm.
They revive it and decide to keep it as a pet. The young  mongoose, named Rikki-Tikki by its new owner, soon finds himself confronted by two dangerous, murderous cobras, Nag (the word is Hindi for "cobra") and his even more dangerous mate  Nagaina, who had the run of the garden while

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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975) - Part 2 of 3- From The Jungle Book
An English family who have moved to a bungalow in the jungles of
India—Sugauli (former British sp. Segowlee) cantonment in Bihar State,  India—discover a young mongoose half drowned from a storm.
They
revive it and decide to keep it as a pet. The young  mongoose, named
Rikki-Tikki by its new owner, soon finds himself confronted by two
dangerous, murderous cobras, Nag (the word is Hindi for "cobra") and his
even more dangerous mate  Naga

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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975) - Part 3 of 3- From The Jungle Book
An English family who have moved to a bungalow in the jungles of
India—Sugauli (former British sp. Segowlee) cantonment in Bihar State, India—discover a young mongoose half drowned from a storm.
They revive it and decide to keep it as a pet. The young  mongoose, named Rikki-Tikki by its new owner, soon finds himself confronted by two dangerous, murderous cobras, Nag (the word is Hindi for "cobra") and his even more dangerous mate  Nagaina, who had the run of the garde

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Sleeping Beauty
This short, simple animation of the classic tale, Sleeping Beauty, is part of a series.   Piano music, sound effects, female narration with Indian or British accent.  (4:00)
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005 AngloMania: Tradition and Transgression in British Fashion
Punk legend John Rotten provides commentary on the evolution of British fashion, relating fashion of necessity to social structures and the bravado of the individual.
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Episode Forty Eight: October 2010
David Starkey on the genius of British art. Plus, Canaletto's views, and social climbing at the court of Louis XIV.
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