Instructional Video

US History Overview 2 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet

Ambitiously spanning American history from 1865 to 1941, this video discusses and clarifies topics such as women's suffrage, the sinking of the Maine, and the development of America as a world empire. Maps and photographs will engage your students' interest, as will the speaker's enthusiasm for his subject matter. It could be a useful review tool in one showing, or a teacher could show select portions throughout many class sessions.

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