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America the Story of Us: Heartland

43 minutes 53 seconds

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The Transcontinental Railroad unites the nation and transforms the Heartland. Native American civilizations decline as farmers settle the continent. Cattle replace wild buffalo as king of the Plains, and the cowboy becomes a new American icon. As shown on the History Channel. Part of the “America the Story of Us” series.

Media Details

Runtime: 43 minutes 53 seconds

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Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Grade Level: 9 - 12
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    Daniel G. (Chicago, IL)
    December 18th, 2020 at 11:58 AM

    USing this visual media allows my students to learn our topic material with excellent imagery and reenactments that are not available with our textbook.

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    John Z. (Cranston, RI)
    January 10th, 2018 at 02:08 PM

    thank you for providing this to my students.

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    Jerry M. (Henderson, NV)
    November 24th, 2015 at 11:46 PM

    The Story of Us is an excellent teaching tool for Deaf/HH high school students. The imagery is excellent. Important historical information is presented with biographic background of major and minor individuals that lived during the time period. A great overview for students.

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    William K. (Orlando, FL)
    September 30th, 2015 at 10:17 AM

    5 stars

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    Anonymous (Carnegie, PA)
    September 14th, 2015 at 09:28 AM

    Great Resource. I will absolutely be coming back to DCMP for my History-based content this year.