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Between the World Wars(1920-1940)

Videos about the 1920s in the USA

There are 10 videos in this category and 97 videos in 21 subcategories.

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Ages: 12 - 18
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America's Economy Roars in the 1920's
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
At the close of World War I, the United States found itself in a recession. Millions of veterans were suddenly looking for jobs at a time when industry was reeling from the cancellation of billions of dollars in war contracts. In addition, shortages ... [more]
December 7, 2009 at 09:51 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Nativism and Racism
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
Beginning in 1920, immigration into the United States once again increased dramatically. Approximately 110,000 people immigrated to the U.S. in 1919, and that number increased to more than 430,000 in 1920 and more than 800,000 in 1921. And as before,... [more]
December 7, 2009 at 09:38 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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FDR-First Inaugural Address
From awesomestories.com, produced by c-Span
Franklin Delano Roosevelt first took the Presidential oath on the 4th of March, 1933.  It was the last time an American president was sworn-in during that month.  Now inaugurations occur in January. Near the beginning of this famous inaugural speech... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 05:01 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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New York 1930
From YouTube
This is a slideshow of pictures from 1930's New York.
July 12, 2009 at 03:27 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Civilian Conservation Corp
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
The CCC was President Roosevelt's answer to the environmental and economic challenges facing the country. Enlisting 250,000 workers in just two months, the CCC was an ambitious undertaking that brought several government agencies together in the effo... [more]
April 23, 2010 at 09:45 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Battle for Midway WWII
From snagfilms.com, produced by Brian Breger
One thousand miles from anywhere lay a lonely outpost of coral and sea called Midway. It was here in 1942 where the U.S. and Japan fought one of the greatest naval battles of World War II that changed the course of history. And it is here again where... [more]
August 8, 2011 at 12:49 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting: Art Beat at School
During World War II, the South Pacific Philippine Sea was not only the site of many battles but also where the United States had many ships stationed.  One of the ships was the U.S.S. Indianapolis, which sank after being torpedoed by an enemy submari... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 04:50 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Mussolini Dagger
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by History Detectives
THE DETECTIVE: Wes Cowan THE PLACE: Reno, Nevada THE CASE: In the late spring of 1945, in some of the bloodiest fighting of World War Two, Allied forces move north through Italy, liberating towns from Fascist control. Italy’s leader, Benito Mussolini... [more]
February 18, 2012 at 04:32 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Huey Long Part 2
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
At the height of his political power, Louisiana Senator Huey Pierce Long, while making inroads on the national political scene, was struck down by an assassin’s bullet.  Length 4:00
June 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
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Lady Liberty Tells Her Story
From teachertube.com
This video explains the history of the Statue of Liberty. A great many statistics are given to provide some insights into her size. Would be interesting to have students make a copy to scale.  Run time 5:11
December 1, 2010 at 05:18 PM
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