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U.S. Industrial Revolution

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Post Civil War Industrial Expansion - 2nd Industrial Revolution in USA
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "In the final decades of the nineteenth century, the United States experienced an industrial transformation. Over the course of approximately 30 years, America became an industrial and agricultural giant and the wor... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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Entrepreneurs in American 2nd Industrial Revolution
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The small businesses that supported the pre-Civil War economy could not satisfy the rapidly growing national markets. Entrepreneurs quickly developed systems of mass production and distribution to meet growing nati... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Andrew Carnegie and the Homestead Strike
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This five minute video shows how the wealthy pushed the workers to the breaking point and thus resulted in a strike action in one of Carnegie's plants. Explains his hiring of leaders who promoting violence who attacked the striking union workers. Car... [more]
February 27, 2011 at 08:06 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Industrial Revolution Begins
From WatchKnow
The instructor explains the evolution of the Industrial Revolution. (07:37)
February 24, 2014 at 01:46 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Building the Erie Canal
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Opened in 1825, the Erie Canal was one of the most extraordinary engineering feats of the 19th century, connecting eastern ports and manufacturing with the rest of the country. Explains the importance of the canal to the economy and to the start of M... [more]
January 24, 2011 at 08:43 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
From howstuffworks.com
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showin... [more]
September 26, 2010 at 08:03 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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History of Labor Day
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This videos explains the origins of Labor Day, the American holiday which served to honor its workers. Learn how Americas unions came together to take the day off from work and march to celebrate the accomplishments of the working men and women in th... [more]
September 6, 2010 at 06:41 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Children of the Industrial Revolution
From edublogs.tv
This slide show shows the conditions for children in the work force during this time period of American history.
May 22, 2010 at 03:10 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Industrial Revolution and the Assembly Line
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This 2:30 minute long video provides insights into the beginning of the manufacturing revolution that changed the American way of life. The assembly line is stressed with its ability to make products faster and thus reduce the cost, but it also shows... [more]
February 26, 2011 at 08:18 PM
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Building the Erie Canal
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
This video segment adapted from American Experience tells the story of how New York State Governor De Witt Cinton championed the building of an all-water route from New York City to the Great Lakes. Although many felt it was doomed to financial failu... [more]
January 26, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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