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General Overviews of U.S. History

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Battle of Fort Necessity
From vimeo.com, produced by vimeo
Battle of Jumonville Glen. This "battle" was one of the most important ones because it was the battle that started the French and Indian War, which then lead to the American Revolution and the creation of the United States of America. The video expla... [more]
September 24, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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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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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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Development of Political Parties
From YouTube
This video is a PowerPoint on the development of political parties in the U.S.(This is an amateur video with slides, music, and text. Contains a good deal of information.) (03:26)
April 30, 2010 at 08:40 AM
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Ages: 10 - 17
United States History from 1865 to Present
From YouTube, produced by Research Channel/University of Minnesota
In tihs 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 duri... [more]
July 24, 2009 at 05:00 PM
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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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The History of Political Parties, by Eric O'Keefe
From YouTube
Sam Adams Alliance & Foundation Chairman and CEO Eric O'Keefe talks about how political parties and individual politicians were once accountable to the people. (06:32)
April 30, 2010 at 08:38 AM
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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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U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s
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U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s. Slides, narration, and changing maps show the growth of railroads. (02:40)
May 14, 2010 at 09:41 AM
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The Alamo: Preserving History with Dorothy Black
From YouTube, produced by Texas Highways
A fascinating look INSIDE the Alamo. Also, can you spot singer Phil Collins in the video? Like people the world over, he is among those enthralled. (09:59)
November 28, 2010 at 02:51 PM
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