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    American History Road to Revolution Documentary

    unto your flags because assignment discovery is battling the British in American history Road to revolution first we'll examine the laws that stir rebellion in the American colonies in the price of Independence then we'll diagnose the causes and effects of one of our nation's great tragedies in Boston Massacre facts and fiction next we'll learn about the hardship and heroism of soldiers in colonial Americans at war finally we'll set our sights on understanding the tactics used by American soldiers in the Revolutionary War rebels and redcoats america's march to freedom coming up next as you watch the first half of this program keep these questions in mind why…

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    Rosa Parks: Bus, Facts, History, Life, Legacy, Biography, Quotes, Education (1999)

    good afternoon I'm Nancy Damon and I'm on the program committee for the Jew Virginia festival of the book like to welcome you on behalf of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the Virginia has to look to this one of the opening day programs of the Book Festival for 1999 I'd like to thank our sponsors the city of Charlottesville the county of Albemarle the daily progress sprint Wachovia and hundreds of other individual people and companies that made this book festival possible we hope you'll fill out one of the forms that you received from the volunteers yes they're showing them there in yellow and if you…

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    The Great Age of Exploration 1400 1550 Documentary

    six centuries ago European civilization stood at the threshold of the new yet at this time most people still knew very little of the world beyond their own small communities no matter where in Asia or an F in fact in the 1400s most people still thought the world was flat and understanding of geography was so cool that the best map of the world is over 1000 years old having been made not long after the time of Christ but by the end of the 1400s as new ideas took hold knowledge of the world and its people improved rapidly as more and more ships set out from European…

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    How America became a superpower

    the modern United States is the most powerful country in human history with over 800 military bases and 37 percent of global military spending the US has become the leader of a vast interconnected global system that has helped usher in an era of unprecedented prosperity and low levels of conflict to understand America's position in the world and why hits so pivotal for world politics as we know it you have to go back to the country's founding back to when America wasn't a global power in any sense of the word during the first 70 years of its existence the United States expanded in both territory and influence…

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    Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39

    hi I'm John Green this is crash-course US history and today we're going to look at one of the most important periods of American social history the 1950s why is it so important well first because it saw the advent of the greatest invention in human history television mr. green mr. green I like TV by the way you're from the future how does the x-files enter there aliens are no aliens no spoilers me from the past you're gonna have to go to college and watch the x-files get terrible just like I did no it's mostly important because of the civil rights movement we're going to talk about…

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    American History : Colonial America Documentary

    the following presentation is brought to you by Discovery Education meeting the world of digital and video Learning Discovery Education connect to a world of learning grab your compass and walking stick because assignment discovery is settling a nation in American history colonial America first will trace the footsteps of the earliest settlers who walked across a land bridge in America's routes then we'll watch European nations in a fielding frenzy in colonies take hold next we'll watch the trials and tribulations of one of the first colonies in settlement at Jamestown then we'll see how important family life was in the survival of early settlements in colonial life finally…