The United States Congress
An introduction to the United States Congress. Learn about the House of Representatives, length of term and different members of Congress.(Amateur video)

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Let's Discover French 1: Se Decrire
This animation, from the Let's Discover French Level 1 course, isÂ aimed at grades 4 and 5, is an introduction to Theme 2, Unit 1. It is Jean-Francois describing himself in French. Jean-Francois introduces himself and tells us his age, his haircolor, and his weight.
Video is entirely in French.

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Introduction to Algebra (Part 1)
This is a lesson on introduction to algebra in three parts.  This is part 1.  Algebra is the study of calcualatin and unknow value in an equation.  Larry explains the basics of algebra using examples of problems on a whiteboard and explains the procedure on how to solve the problems.

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Intro to Algebra (Part 2)
This is part 2 introduction to algebra.  Larry continues with what what was learned in part 1 and part 1 should be watched before proceeding to part 2.  Larry explains how to solve an algebra problem using addition on a whiteboard.

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Intro to Algebra (Part 3)
Lesson on introduction to algegra part 2.  Watch part 1 and 2 before watching this part.  Larry continues with solving examples of problems using multiplication on a whiteboard.

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Causes of War: The Compromise of 1850
The slavery issue in the new territories came up again in 1850 and this video deals with that and mentions the Underground Railroad and Fugitive Slave Act. However, there is no depth and thus this video is only valuable as a brief introduction.
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Simple Definition and Description of Infinitives With Examples
This video is an introduction to infinitives.  While this is intended for English as a Second Language learners, it is useful for anyone studying infinitives.  A teacher presents a short lecture on infinitives using a white board to give examples.

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"The Monkey's Paw" Short Story by W.W. Jacobs - clip: The Sailer's Story
Introduction to the story of The Monkey's Paw. This is the part where the sailor explains the luck of the monkey's paw, but he warns strongly against its use. "Fate rules people's lives, and those who defy it do so to their sorrow!"Â  Would make a good pre-reading video to excite the reader's interest. Color with sound.Â  (2:03 min.)
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Snow White, Part 1 of 3
Disney-like animatedÂ film, with all the trimmings,Â of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.Â  This is an adaptation from the Grimms' classic fairy tale, part ofÂ the series "Simsala Grimm: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm."Â  Enchanting introduction shows the story is there for us in the pages of a handsome old book.Â  Part 1 of 3Â  (9:50)

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The War of the Roses - Introduction
The video is a brief introduction to the story of George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, Richard III and Edward IV. It sets the causes for the war of the Roses at the end of the 15th century.
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The Fall of Rome part 1 - Docudrama Series
Introduction and first part of the BBC Docudrama Series episode. There is battle against barbarians. The batle continues in part 2
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The Hunt for Subversives - Red Scare
This video is accompanied by text. "The Korean War and advances in nuclear weaponry by Soviet scientists promoted the rapid spread of anti-Communist sentiment throughout America. Public fears that Communist spies were infiltrating the U.S. government and undermining foreign policy led to the introduction of strict security measures. However, many Americans believed that their traditional freedomsâ€”primarily free speech and the right of political dissentâ€”would erode in the climate of the Cold
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We Didn't Start the Fire
This music video gives a very brief history of the United States.Â  The original song "We Didn't Start the Fire" is playing while various pictures are shown on the screen.Â  Pictures are labed with the person/event and date. This video might be a nice introduction to the beginning of a class/unit on US History. Run time 04:44.
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The Religious Landscape in America - Introduction
This video isÂ the introduction to anÂ interview that is divided in different parts, presented in separate videos. The person being interviewed, George Gallup Jr,Â talks about statistics and the different trends in Religion in America nowadays.
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History of Religions in America - Introduction
This video is the introduction and first part to the interview to Dr.Â Brekus. There is a list of all the topics to be treated in the interview, from the origins of religions in the colonies on and Dr. Brekus starts by describing what protestants in the colonies were like and what they did. Â
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Fluids (Part 7)
Introduction to the study of moving fluids. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:59.
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Introduction to the Line Integral
Introduction to the Line Integral. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructorÂ is clear and easy to understand.
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What is Calculus, Anyway?
This briefÂ clip (which is a segment of a larger video),Â provides an introduction to Calculus. Â The instructor discusses what Calculus is and compares it to Algebra using side by side slides. Â Excellent quality.
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Call To Arms - World War II Newsreel
Originally meant to be a prelude introduction to a episodic war cartoon, functions like an old time newsreel depicting events leading up to World War II.
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I'm First and I'm Last Song
Two muppet brothers sing about one who is always first and one who is always last. Good introduction to ordinal number, first. From Sesame Street. (2:48)
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