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Overviews of U.S. History

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Famous Leaks in U.S. History Slideshow
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This is a slide show. One of the earliest leaks in U.S. history played a key role in stoking tensions between Great Britain and the American colonies. Benjamin Franklin leaked letters by the loyalist Thomas Hutchinson recommending a stronger Br... [more]
July 18, 2011 at 12:37 PM
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Ages: 8 - 16
History of the Growth of the United States
From YouTube
This video shows the growth of the United States of America from 1776 to the present. The dates are shown and a map of the flag is shaded each time a state is admitted to the union. (02:26)
July 24, 2009 at 04:43 PM
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Ages: 10 - 17
United States History from 1865 to Present
From YouTube, produced by Research Channel/University of Minnesota
In this video, six distinguished University of Minnesota professors from fields ranging from African Studies to surgery, come together to examine current perspectives in U.S. history. What was America like after the Civil War? What really went on dur... [more]
July 24, 2009 at 05:00 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
We Didn't Start the Fire
From teachertube.com
This music video gives a very brief history of the United States.  The original song "We Didn't Start the Fire" is playing while various pictures are shown on the screen.  Pictures are labed with the person/event and date. This video might be a nice ... [more]
August 7, 2010 at 12:38 PM
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Ages: 10 - 15
A Tribute to U.S. History-Black and White
From YouTube, produced by jbj TV
The producer of this excellent patriotic video did this as an Obama inauguration tribute but this tribute features the images of the many black leaders and Presidents who came before Barack Obama. (no narration or text) (03:57)
July 19, 2009 at 02:34 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
The Immigration History of the United States
From YouTube, produced by The Daily Conversation
A TDC original documentary explaining the history of immigration to America, from the Natives who first populated the land and through other migrants who come in large numbers today. (21:21)
February 21, 2017 at 07:03 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
The History of The American Empire
From watchmojo.com, produced by WatchMojo
The term empire might not technically be an accurate way of describing the United States of America. Because the goal of U.S. foreign policy is to protect the country’s own interests and territory, it is by definition not an empire. However, the Unit... [more]
October 14, 2012 at 01:54 AM
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Ages: 7 - 12
U.S. History in 50 Seconds
From YouTube, produced by Animated Atlas
This video animates geography to illustrate US history quickly.  Music: Arthur Frick. Film: Peter Mays. (00:56)
April 17, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
History of the United States
From YouTube
This is an informative video of the history of the United States. The presidency of Lincoln and Roosevelt are discussed. Roosevelt knew that the fight for the United States Presidency was not simply a game of political machines and punditry, but that... [more]
July 24, 2009 at 04:56 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
American Persistence (Answering Challenges)
From TeacherTube
Slideshow and song of US events showing persistence as a great American characteristic. It could be used as review before a test or as an introduction.(amateur film)
March 26, 2009 at 04:12 PM
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