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American History in the Making Series

A video course for middle and high school teachers; 16 half-hour video
programs, faculty guide, online textbook, and Web site;
This course for middle and high school teachers uses video, online text, classroom activities, and Web-based activities to explore American
history from the Pre-Columbian era through Reconstruction. The video programs are divided into three segments: Historical Perspectives,
an overview of the historical era; Faces of America, in which biographies of individuals illustrate larger events; and Hands-on
History, a behind-the-scenes look at how history is studied, documented, and presented. Additional units introduce methods to
strengthen teachers’ knowledge of American history, while reviewing content. The online text, facilitator guide, and Web site supplement the
video content. http://www.learner.org/resources/series208.html#

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Ages: 18 - 18
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By the People For the People, Unit 18
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Plummeting agricultural exports, the stock market crash, and  environmental disaster all led to an unprecedented economic depression. Subsequently, a new relationship between individuals and the government arose, with a strong spirit drawing the nati... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:40 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Reconstruction a Nation, Unit 10
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Emancipation was only the beginning of a long road to freedom for those released from slavery. Following the Civil War, an immense economic and political effort was undertaken, focused on reunifying the divided nation. This unit examines the successe... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:10 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Antebellum Reform Unit 8
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
As a response to increasing social ills, the nineteenth century generated reform movements: temperance, abolition, school and prison reform, as well as others. This unit traces the emergence of reform movements instigated by the Second Great Awaken... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 02:54 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Global America Unit 21
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
As the turn of the century approached, the pendulum of American politics and social structures began to swing back toward conservativism. With immigration from Asia and the Americas on the rise, the face of America changed rapidly. This unit examines... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:47 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Post War Tension and Triumph Unit 19
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
This unit examines the tensions of the Cold War era, reflected in divergent dichotomies: a growing suburban, white, middle-class and increasingly ghettoized blacks and Latinos; a faith in scientific progress contrasted with a fear of the bomb; ... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:41 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Taming The American West Unit 13
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Western settlers’ assumptions of an endless, bountiful frontier were tested when they moved to the Great Plains and attempted to cultivate the unfamiliar, arid landscape. This experience led to the rise of populist politics, which championed farmer... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:18 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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The New Nation Unit 6
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Following the War of Independence, Americans disagreed — often passionately — about the form and function of the federal government. This unit explores how those conflicts played out as the new republic defined its identity in relation to other nat... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 02:50 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Contested Territories Unit 7
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
The United States acquired vast territories between the time of the Revolution and the Civil War, paying a price economically, socially, and politically. This unit examines the forces that drove such rapid expansion, the settlers moving into thes... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 02:52 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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The Progressives Unit 15
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Overburdened cities led Progressives to agitate for reforms on political, economic, and social fronts. While most Americans agreed that government intervention was needed to address large-scale problems such as child labor or food contamination, th... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:35 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Industrializing American Unit 14
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
From factories in San Francisco to sweatshops in New York, productivity flourished — fed by waves of immigrants from Asia and Europe. This unit explores how growing urbanism contributed to changing social norms, from the working classes to the elite.
March 8, 2010 at 03:33 PM
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