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9/11 Attack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A chilling report from NBC news on September 11, 2001. The most impressive thing about this video is the fact that it was filmed on the actual day of the attacks. Along with footage of the attacks, viewers also get a sense of the...
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Ancient Rome: The Fall of Rome - Part 4/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
One hundred Roman soldiers live after fighting the Goths. Despite their victory, the Goths decide to enter Rome to see just how much Rome values its emperor. Part four of six.
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WWII - US Troops Retreat to Bataan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With the Japanese troops advancing ten miles a day, US troops retreat to the small peninsula of Bataan. Setting up their trenches in Bataan gives the US troops a unique advantage due to the landscape. Watch the US troops march through...
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WWII - Tensions Rise in Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although the United States suspected an early attack on Hawaii from the Japanese military, Franklin D. Roosevelt feared what increasing Japan's power would do. Watch the tension rise between Japan, China, and the United States.
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Ancient Rome: Constantine - Part 3/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Religious equality starts, or attempts to start, with the Roman Empire's division into two empires instead of four. With this new political agreement, Constantine fights for people to be able to believe in whatever higher power they...
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Lesson 3/3 - Society and Culture in the New Republic

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is part three of a fine three-part series which covers the period after the American Revolutionary War. Topics covered include Eli Whitney and the cotton gin, Congress' abolishing the importation of slaves in 1808, shifting patterns...
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Apple Macintosh, 1984

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Here is a historically important video which shows a very young Steve Jobs introducing the first Macintosh computer. It's amazing to see the little machine, and what it can do is quite impressive. A fantastic video for any course on...
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Trench Warfare in WW1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that trenches were built in a zigzag pattern? This was done to ensure that an enemy couldn't come into the trench and have a clear shot at firing the entire way down the line. Learn more about trench construction, life in...
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Himalaya: First View of Everest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Hire a yak and follow this group through Tibet and up Mt. Everest. Visit the highest monastery in the world and hear the chants of the monks that live there.
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Overcoming the Berlin Wall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a very informative video on the origins of the Berlin Wall, how it effectively divided Berlin, and the events that led to its demise and the reunification of the German people. This would be an excellent video to show during any...
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American Presidents: Benjamin Harrison

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A man of many firsts, Benjamin Harrison was also the only president to be replaced by a former president! He had electric lights installed in the White House, he was the first president to have his voice recorded, and he was the last...
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Little Rock Nine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A compelling account of the Little Rock Nine, the first nine students to attend a desegregated school in Arkansas. Stills and video clips illustrate the tumultuous first year at Little Rock High School. Use this video to stir discussion...
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WWII - Nazis Invade Russia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Leading the largest offensive in world history, three million German soldiers sneak into the Soviet Union, despite their peace agreement. Although they put up a valiant fight, the Soviet Union was losing its troops.
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Ancient Rome: The Fall of Rome - Part 2/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Goths attempt to set up life in the Roman Empire, but they are brutally slaughtered by the Roman army. At first they flee, but then they decide garnering land is necessary. How will Honorius, the young emperor, respond? Part two of six.
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WWII - Flying Tigers Bite Back

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Like a shark bearing its teeth, the US fighter plane demonstrated innovative tactics against the Japanese Air Force, threatening the Axis Powers and instilling hope in the Allied Forces. Watch these daring moves and learn about the...
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WWII - America Gears Up for War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Winning the war will be a national effort." Discover how the United States prepared itself for war from the plan of attack and the dramatic increase in creating military supplies, to the major lifestyle changes the American people...