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U.S. History (General)

Black and white image with closeup of a sign that reads, "Civil Rights Plus Full Employment." Crowd of people and protest signs fill the background.
10 Things You Don't Know About
Season 3 / Ep 3
41 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white illustration of soldiers charging opposing forces during the American Revolution. Several men are pummeled on the ground beneath their feet.
10 Things You Don't Know About
Season 3 / Ep 5
43 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: 13 Colonies
9 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
US map with image of Native Americans and pilgrims sharing food. New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland, and Rhode Island are labeled, and the year 1630 is highlighted. Caption. Maryland was founded in 1632, by Lord Baltimore.
17 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 7
Still image from: 4th of July Facts
6 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Digital collage. Portrait of George Washington next to a map of the U, S with some eastern states shaded purple. Thought bubble reads, "I'm the president and I set lots of precedents!" Caption. As our first president, he established many precedents.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 1
1 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital collage. Superimposed heads of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson on the bodies of 2 men with arms around each other. Text overlay reads, "B, F, Fs 4 eva." Caption. His best friend was Thomas Jefferson.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 2
1 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital collage with James Monroe wrapped in an American flag and a number 1 foam hand that reads, "U, S, A." Black and white image of crowd waving American flags in background. Caption. His presidency was called the Era of Good Feelings.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 4
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital collage. John Adams' head superimposed on Christmas elf's body standing in front of Massachusetts State House. Speech bubble reads, "Go Sawks!" Caption. Female as narrator. John Adams was a grumpy, frumpy principled lawyer from Boston.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 5
1 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting of Thomas Jefferson with an exaggerated head. He stands in a room filled with men, some surrounding a table with books and papers. Speech bubble reads, "Take that King George!" Caption. Tom took the lead on the Declaration of Independence.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 6
1 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital rendering. Aerial view of 2 switchback staircases with white figures walking downwards on a level labeled, "sixty-ninth floor."
1 hours 26 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Native American person with face paint wears animal feathered headdress. Caption. But the history of American Indians in this land.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 1
27 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color illustration of a hunter with long, dark hair aiming a spear at two deer by a lake. Caption. Hurled with a unique and powerful tool.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 2
28 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of sprawling red rock formations. Caption. Resting between the Rocky Mountains on the east.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 3
28 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Photo collage of Chinese people with text overlay that reads, "Exclusion and Acceptance."
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 2
26 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Green-roofed paifang stands between 2 buildings on a city street. Car and pedestrians in foreground. Caption. Of many major American cities is a bit of China.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 1
26 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of front page of newspaper with headline that reads, "Supreme Court Strikes Out School Segregation as Against Constitution."
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 5
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman raises eyebrows and opens mouth in mid-speech. Painting with mounds of pottery and a figure holding up their fist as backdrop. Caption. That it was a time when the tradition of tolerance.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 1
28 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white image of a swamp with lush trees in the foreground and birds in the background. Caption. But 500 years ago, it was home to swamps.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 2
28 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rectangle with two boxes. One labeled, "Yes," has a check mark and the other labeled, "No" is empty. American flag backdrop. Caption. Voting is a powerful right and important responsibility.
All About the Holidays
Episode 18
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Lime green map of the United States overlaid by a vertical strip with states in brown and red and white stripes beneath.
All About the Holidays
Episode 58
1 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Rendering of a tattered Betsy Ross flag with circle of stars in the upper left corner and faded red and white stripes.
All About the Holidays
Episode 19
1 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Collage with image of Grover Cleveland emerging from U, S Capitol building and holding a sign that reads, "Labor Day." American flag waves from each side. Caption. As a national holiday in September to honor workers.
All About the Holidays
Episode 21
1 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Sepia toned image of a cemetery lined with rows of blank headstones. Title bar reads, "May 30, 1838."
All About the Holidays
Episode 16
1 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
2 individuals in uniform face away from camera and salute an image of George Washington. An American flag fills the background. Superimposed title card reads, "1880s."
All About the Holidays
Episode 14
58 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Collage displaying photos of influential women with female symbol superimposed over images. Caption. As scientists, inventors, artists, politicians, and more.
All About the Holidays
Episode 48
1 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Black and white photo of Amelia Earhart, smiling and peeking out from a car door, husband George Putnam standing beside her. Caption. Amelia Earhart set aviation records.
17 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Senior woman stands in a crowd of people reaching towards something that is not visible in frame. In the foreground, a woman's hand in a blue latex glove. Caption. Where he learned about morality and economics.
10 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up of an American flag held up by a hand on each side. Projection screen, office chairs and desk in the background.
42 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a person front loading a Civil War-era cannon attached to a wheel. Caption. Without accepting the eager pool of black volunteers.
19 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Outline of the United States crisscrossed with glowing lines and luminous flares.
America: Promised Land
Episode 1
1 hours 39 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of an elevated train running between brick buildings beneath a city skyline.
America: Promised Land
Episode 2
1 hours 39 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo closeup of a lightbox sign that reads, "On the air."
American Entrepreneurial Genius
Episode 8
28 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup looking up at the face of the green Statue of Liberty against a blue sky. Caption. "She is, of course, the Statue of Liberty."
Around the World
Episode 40
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Lake with the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D,C in the distance. Text on image reads, "Becoming Equal Under the Law."
33 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Benjamin Franklin: History Speaks
41 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Black Boys
1 hours 30 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Color illustration of a green fountain with colorful mission style buildings in the background. Caption. That is very much alive in California today.
The Missions Of California
Episode 3
11 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: California: History--The First Inhabitants to the American Civil War
California
Episode 3
32 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: California: History--The Wild West to the 21st Century
California
Episode 4
36 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Campaigning: Earning Every Vote
1 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 1
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 2
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 3
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 6
1 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 8
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 11
1 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 13
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Recently Added
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 17
1 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Black and white illustration of a young Christopher Columbus, with a mustache, beard, and soft hat. Caption. Columbus had become even more convinced of his destiny.
42 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Batte map shows 5 red rectangles labeled "Lee" on the west bank of the Rappahannock River near Fredericksburg and 3 blue rectangles labeled "Hooker" on the east bank. The Rapidian River branches off from Rappahannock to the northwest, with 3 blue rectangles sitting on the west bank and 1 blue rectangle on the east bank and close to Chancellorsville.
Civil War Combat
Episode 2
43 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Battle map shows individual red rectangles for Confederate troops on 1 side of the Rappahannock River, and stacked green rectangles for Union troops labeled "Sumner", "Hooker" and "Franklin" on the other side. A blue arrow points from Sumner across the river, through Fredericksburg, and towards the Confederate troops.
Civil War Combat
Episode 1
43 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cardboard model of a Spanish mission rests in the grass. Spanish caption. El modelo de July de la tercera misión.
The Missions Of California
Episode 2
8 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
Woman and children crouch in a circle on the ground as they work adobe with their hands. Caption. Of their adobe brick ingredients.
The Missions Of California
Episode 12
7 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
2 Native American men and 2 Native American children sit closely together inside a wood structure. Caption. Listening to stories told by the native elders.
Exploring Our Past
Episode 5
23 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Man wears a dark polo with the word "staff" printed on it. His eyebrows are slightly raised and his mouth is open mid-speech. Caption. Talking about our friends in Signers' Hall.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 5
14 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman stands in the middle of 3 3D digital buildings representing the U, S, Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch, and Executive Branch.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 1
21 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Painting of men creating the U, S Constitution. Some are standing, others are seated, and 1 sits at a table partially covered in papers with a book, inkwell, and quill pen on the other side. Caption. And how they handled those concerns.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 2
21 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
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Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 4
22 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Countdown to Apollo: Apollo Fact or Fiction
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 7
22 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Countdown to Apollo: Caught on Camera
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 1
22 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Countdown to Apollo: Decisions, Decisions
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 3
22 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Countdown to Apollo: Mercury 7
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 5
22 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Countdown to Apollo: Space Race Firsts
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 2
22 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Countdown to Apollo: The Apollo Players
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 6
22 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Countdown to Apollo: Was It Worth It?
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 8
22 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Recently Added
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Dance Matters
Episode 3
9 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Recently Added
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Dance Matters
Episode 2
16 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Native Americans with drums and White soldiers in red jackets and white paints, walking.
1 hours 15 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of brown script on a tan background. Script reads, "July 4, 1776. United States of America.
44 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Senior man stands on the lawn in front of a Victorian-style building. The sign next to him reads, "The Law Offices of Peter Miller".
52 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Corner of Wall Street in dim light with 2 N, Y, P, D squad cars parked at the corner while several people in suits walk by in the background. Several American flags are displayed on a building on the right. Caption. But things are different now.
What We Eat
Season 0 / Ep 11
24 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white cartoon of 2 men and a woman standing in a row before a large hand that holds up a paper that reads, "Ballot" with a check mark beneath.
2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Elections
2 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Electoral College
9 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Electoral College
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Black men wade along the edge of a river surrounded by trees. Caption. Garrett helped more than 2,000 enslaved people to freedom.
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 4
11 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Aerial shot of a diorama that shows ruins of several multi-level buildings. Caption. Some Native Americans who lived in the Southwest deserts.
Exploring Communities
Episode 5
9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Black and white frame shows a group of men dressed in colonial-era clothing, carrying rifles at their side. Caption. In April of 1775, a small band of colonists called militiamen.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 6
17 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Closeup of a white protest sign that reads, "Stop Racism Now" in red bold block letters. Caption. Does not mean that the government.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 3
16 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Nineteenth century black and white photo of a group of Black adults and children standing against a house. Caption. It was ratified in 1868.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 4
12 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Low shot of several men in American revolutionary-era clothing walking in a group with rifles at their side. Caption. This led to protests.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 5
10 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 men dressed in shirts that read F, B, I Evidence Response Team look through the open trunk of a white sedan. Text overlay reads, "Search and seizure must be reasonable." Caption. And that there can be no action without probable cause.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 2
16 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of rows of people crowded into a building. Caption. At the local courthouse, sometimes bringing his son.
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 8
22 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: First Amendment
17 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small fountains of water erupt from a series of ornamental basins. Manicured greenery in the background.
59 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Visualization of the U, S branches of government. Green arrows lead from Legislative to Executive and Judicial. A red arrow leads from the Judicial to Executive. Background is a collage of government terms like, Checks and Balances, and Gridlock.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 1
13 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera next to text that reads, "Political Action Committee. Noun. An organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation."
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 10
12 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Graph shows Government Spending in trillions of U,S dollars. The Y-axis has a scale of 0 to 4. The x-axis has a scale of the years 1800 to 2015. A red line gradually increases from 1800 to W,W,2 but only slightly above 0.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 11
12 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Simple icon of the capitol building next to text that reads, "Testing food, drugs, and other consumer products." The background is a transparent image of a scientist doing lab tests.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 12
15 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera next to an email message that reads, "To, Bowdoin College. Re, More Founding Principles!" The body of the email is empty and there is a send button at the bottom.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 13
14 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera and gestures with both hands slightly up and bent at the elbow. The backdrop is a closeup of parchment.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 14
14 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera and gestures with both hands up and bent at elbow. The backdrop is a collage of old newspapers. The prominent headline reads, "Women win right to vote in suffragette victory. Nineteenth Amendment ratified!"
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 15
11 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Color illustration of a multi-story factory with 3 smokestacks. Text overlay reads, "Refined 98% of sugar sold in U, S." The name E, C Knight is visible at the bottom right corner.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 2
12 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of parchment with cursive writing just barely visible in the top right corner.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 3
11 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige stands in front of a black and white photo backdrop of F, D, R doing a fireside chat and a portrait photo John F. Kennedy that has been placed at the bottom of the frame.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 4
12 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera with a confused expression on his face. Next to him, a text box reads, "Certiorari. Noun. A writ or order by which a higher court reviews a decision of a lower court."
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 5
11 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige stands in front of camera, gesturing out with both hands. Behind him, a black and white collage of a baby crying and another baby looking just off camera.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 6
12 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Mind map chart shows a central circle, labeled Media's Effects, branching off in 3 directions to 3 circles labeled Framing, Agenda Setting, and Priming.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 7
11 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Portrait photos of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney with text on image that reads, "129 million 237 thousand 647 people voted in 2012 U, S Presidential Election."
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 8
15 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera with a video frame next to him in the shape of a T, V set. The image on the T, V shows several teenagers wearing white blindfolds.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 9
13 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Yellow background with crisscrossing strokes of red and brown. Title card reads, "Freedom in Congo Square."
14 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Framed illustration of 11 Black slaves wearing white garments labeled with a name, age, and price. 2 weathered papers with faded script in the background. Text at below image reads, "For Sale."
42 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Still image from: From Africa to the White House: Slavery and Freedom (Part 1--With Teaching Artist Ann Caldwell)
From Africa to the White House
Episode 1
24 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Line drawing. Black Seminole man wearing a cloak and long hat lunges forward as a police officer pulls back on his collar. Spanish caption. Osceola murio en prision.
49 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: George Washington
7 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: George Washington: History Speaks
40 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Map of eastern United States with north shaded blue and south shaded red. Dashed arrows point to a red dot labeled "Gettysburg."
1 hours 26 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Silhouette of a seventeenth century sailing vessel at sunset. Caption. Hudson's crew worried the voyage might be cursed.
Famous Explorers
Episode 5
23 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Color illustration. Young Black boy stands, looking apprehensive, next to a man laying in bed and looking back at him. Caption. Some slaves were freed by their owners.
11 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 4
Painting. Closeup of feet drawn in blue beneath a drapey green garment. A shackle-like item sits between feet. Title card reads, "Her Right Foot."
18 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Hidden Figures: Timeline
3 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Black and white image of nineteenth century men surrounding an unconscious Abraham Lincoln wearing white and lying in bed.
28 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
1800s sepia-toned photo of 2 Chinese toddlers seated in toy cars, hands on steering wheels and dressed in costumes. Caption. The children of Heinlenville began to bridge the cultures..
17 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: How Parties Decide on Their Candidates
1 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of red drawers with gold, round handles in a row. One in the bottom center has a pink and gold label that reads, "S. Santon." Caption. Every medicine used during the Black Plague contained sugar.
What We Eat
Season 0 / Ep 6
25 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Influential Women: Clara Barton
Influential Women
Episode 3
3 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Influential Women: Sandra Day O'Connor
Influential Women
Episode 6
3 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Influential Women: Sonia Sotomayor
Influential Women
Episode 9
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Let Liberty Rise! How America's Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty
12 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Native American person on horseback rides off into the distant sunset. Caption. We have a right to speak about it.
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Woman in a suit stands in shadow with hands clasped at waist and lips parted as she speaks. Caption. As governor, it's up to me to decide.
Living News Classroom Discussion Clips
Episode 3
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Park ranger stands with his hands clasped at his waist. An American flag hangs in the background. Caption. Of the signing of the Constitution.
Living News Classroom Discussion Clips
Episode 1
3 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young woman in tie-dyed shirt with sunglasses on her head smiles and holds a box of cigarettes. Caption. I'm like, "Mr. Choplick, how ya doin'?"
Living News Classroom Discussion Clips
Episode 2
2 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Bronze sculpture depicts pioneers fording a river in a covered wagon pulled by oxen. Caption. A thematic dry riverbed with rocks cropping out.
54 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Jan E Matzeliger standing next to the image of him on the Black Heritage 29 cent USA stamp.
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon character standing next to a drawing of an African American man. Caption: I was just reading about Garrett Morgan.
Marvie
Episode 7
1 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Animated puppet, Marvie, smiles and looks sideways at an easel that displays a drawing of a woman labeled, "Ada Lovelace." Caption. I just learned about mathematician, Ada Lovelace.
Marvie
Episode 5
1 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Overhead view of a a large assembly line with tan boxes being moved along conveyor belts. Several people with white hard hats and uniforms are working in various stations. Caption. For the milk they were producing on their farms.
What We Eat
Season 0 / Ep 1
25 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
John Lewis wears a dark suit and sits in front of black and blue background. His face turns to the side with a perplexed expression. Title bar reads, "Minds that matter. John Lewis, Democratic U, S congressman, Georgia."
58 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Stone ledges stand on both sides of a curved brick wall. Caption. The mission Indians mixed this quicklime with water.
The Missions Of California
Episode 8
9 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 12
Mission Santa Barbara stands behind a paved plaza with trees and mountains in the background. Caption. Mission Santa Barbara is a noble landmark.
The Missions Of California
Episode 7
8 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 12
Closeup of the Mission San Diego de Alcala surrounded by trees. Caption. Father Junipero Serra.
The Missions Of California
Episode 5
8 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Closeup of the Mission San Diego de Alcala overlaid with a map of California. Gold crosses mark locations along the coast of the map. Spanish caption. La misión San Diego.
The Missions Of California
Episode 4
8 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Closeup of the bell wall at the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel. Caption. All who and all who hear the ringing of its bells.
The Missions Of California
Episode 6
7 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Closeup of the bell wall at the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel. Spanish caption. Ésta la distinguida misión de San Gabriel Arcángel.
The Missions Of California
Episode 10
8 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Closeup of a fountain in front of the arches of the Mission Santa Barbara. Caption. So soundly was this water system engineered that, remarkably.
The Missions Of California
Episode 9
9 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Black and white illustration of the Mission Santa Barbara. Man in a wide brimmed hat rides a horse and other people populate the foreground. Spanish caption. La misión santa Bárbara.
The Missions Of California
Episode 11
9 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Still image from: Mount Rushmore for Kids
8 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Museum Access: American Heritage Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 6
28 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: American Museum of Natural History
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 10
28 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: American Writers Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 8
27 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 4
27 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Bronze statue of a man in uniform holding his belt. On the wall behind him is a star below text that reads, "In honor of those members of the Office of Strategic Services who gave their lives in the service of their country."
Museum Access
Season 2 / Ep 4
28 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 trains face opposite directions on separate tracks. The train on the left is black and older, probably coal-powered, and the train on the right has thick tan and green horizontal stripes and is more modern.
Museum Access
Season 2 / Ep 6
26 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Outside view of a 2-story green building with a pitched roof and one turret next to a grass tennis court. There's a small bronze statue of a man with an older tennis racquet extended backward next to a small informational sign.
Museum Access
Season 3 / Ep 6
24 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: Mark Twain Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 1
28 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Old film projector made of dark metal sits on a table in a dimly lit warehouse room next to cardboard boxes and other artifacts in the background.
Museum Access
Season 1 / Ep 7
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Inside a museum with white walls and pillars. Several different types of aircraft hang from the ceiling on display, including a large passenger jet with an old United Airlines logo on the side.
Museum Access
Season 1 / Ep 1
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: Museum of the Moving Image
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 7
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: NYC Fire Museum
Museum Access
Season 0 / Ep 5
28 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: Ringling Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 3
26 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Street view of the entrance of the Adler Planetarium, a domed building made of darker stone with a wide staircase leading up to it. It is surrounded by a building of a triangular shape made of glass.
Museum Access
Season 1 / Ep 5
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: West Point Military Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 2
28 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Small silver plane with a front propeller and a sealed cockpit sits outside a large warehouse. Text on the plane reads, "Toulouse Nuts."
Museum Access
Season 2 / Ep 1
28 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white image of 3 men seated across from a woman, all in business attire. Caption. Byck turned to Dwight Anderson, dean of the School of Music.
1 hours 40 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sepia-toned closeup portrait of a senior Native American man wearing a headdress. Caption. They all survived off the herds of buffalo that roamed the land.
Exploring Our Past
Episode 4
12 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Closeup of a shiny brown bird-like mask with a red beak and dark eyes. Caption. They also carved elaborate masks made of wood for ceremonies.
Exploring Our Past
Episode 1
13 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Sepia-toned photo of a multi-level stone structure with stairs, walls, and chimneys. Caption. They could be built to stand up to seven stories high.
Exploring Our Past
Episode 3
12 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Interior of hut with wood poles lashed together in a grid, forming the frame for the walls and ceiling. Caption. A long house was much like an apartment house.
Exploring Our Past
Episode 2
12 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Black people in period costumes gather around a fire pit in the grass with log cabins in background. Caption. And they had no personal freedoms at all.
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 2
12 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Overview: Who Made These Giant Desert Figures...and Why?
Overview
Season 1 / Ep 6
7 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Wide shot of the Portland skyline in the distance, looking through 2 glass towers in the foreground. Caption. Who have produced a thriving economy in the 21st century.
33 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Bearded middle-aged man in a brick-walled room with large steel frame windows. Caption. Acting as a sort of global policeman.
16 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white illustration of 3 figures standing around a wooden pole with their arms around one another. Other figures dance in a circle around them. Caption. Chief Powhatan decided he still loved his daughter.
American Tall Tales & Legends
Episode 4
15 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Still image from: Political Parties and Their Candidates
1 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
United States Constitution in original form. On screen is the text of the First Amendment to the Constitution written in black.
Politics on Point
Episode 1
3 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Computer graphic of the state of Ohio and a scroll that reads, "Ohio's First Constitution 1803." In the background on the left is a detailed map of Ohio, and on the right is a photo of the Ohio capitol building above the seal of the governor of Ohio.
Politics on Point
Episode 2
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
2 black and white photos. The left photo shows the Ohio Statehouse, which is domed and has many pillars around the perimeter. The right photo shows the Greek Revival Building, which has a circular second story and many pillars around the perimeter.
Politics on Point
Episode 3
3 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Screenshot of Camp David, Maryland from Google Earth. A computer graphic of a red push pin is dropped over the location.
Politics on Point
Episode 4
3 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Several privacy booths used for voting in U, S elections are lined up. They have American flags with the word "vote" in blue painted on them. Caption. Our most important right as citizens.
Politics on Point
Episode 5
2 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: President's Cabinet: The Executive Branch
1 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
The deck of an underwater ship covered in debris and rusted metal. Caption: the wreckage of the Titanic rests on the seafloor,
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of a white building with a sign that reads L. Kaufman, Cheap Cash Store. Caption. They had all of these informal financial relationships
54 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Large metal object hangs from a beamed structure fixed to the ocean floor. Boats pass by in the background.
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Reenactment of Roanoke Island Colony life. 2 men in elegant fifteen nineties clothing walk past an indigenous person speaking to a settler. Caption. Thus, Lord Grenville returned to England for supplies.
Colonial Life
Episode 4
27 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Color illustration of diverse children in an art gallery looking up at framed portraits of 13 historical American women.
11 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Painting of 1800s frontiersmen shooting at Native Americans. Caption. He then, successfully, led his warriors.
21 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Painting of a man looking up as he crouches by a rock at the edge of a body of water. Another man pulls a boat full of people to shore in the background. Title bar reads, "Religious freedom." Caption. In search of religious freedom.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 20
2 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Blurry black and white photo of a procession of women wearing long black dresses and headscarves. Spanish caption. En los 1840, imigrantes irlandeses.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 20
2 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Woman with gray hair wearing a green shirt talking. White text on bottom of screen reads, "Barbara Ketcham Wheaton. Culinary historian, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute of Harvard University." Caption. Due to political disruption in Asia.
What We Eat
Season 0 / Ep 7
24 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young men in robes face away from camera and write on a small chalkboard. Caption. Man as narrator. Way, way, way back, the ancient Greeks.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 1
23 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Title card on striated prismatic background reads, "The making of the president." Caption. The making of the president.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 8
18 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Medium shot of a smiling middle aged man wearing glasses. Caption. Looking at the branch's creation might help us understand.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 10
22 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of the front of the Supreme Court building. Statues and stairs lead to the west entry door of the building. A series of columns support the building's pediment. Text on image reads, "Thanks to the Civil Rights Act."
Standing Up for Freedom
Episode 2
17 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a woman looking directly at camera as she smiles broadly. Behind her is a background that appears to be a glassed-in entry to a school hallway. Caption. As the Court ruled in 1986.
Supreme Court Spotlight
Episode 1
2 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man with white hair and a beard wearing a red shirt and navy jacket talks while standing on the deck of a wooden ship. Several brown ropes and open ocean are in the background. Caption. By the early fifteen hundreds, there were shops that sold coffee.
What We Eat
Season 0 / Ep 2
25 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of Black person wearing glasses and looking downward. Caption. Were shocking.
1 hours 20 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 1)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode 1
4 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 10)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode 10
4 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 2)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode 2
4 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 3)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode 3
4 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 4)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode 4
3 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 5)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode
5 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 6)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode
5 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 7)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode 7
4 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery (Concept 8)
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Episode 8
4 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
English soldiers march through the fog, moving towards a distant blaze. Caption. Mad Anthony's troops indiscriminately destroy.
27 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Grocery store produce department with stacks of different fruit. Caption: Many fruits are better for us than candy and cookies.
Teen Kids News
Episode 1018
22 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Background image with cross legged people seated on Yoga mats raising their arms overhead. A book cover overlay on the has a title that reads, "Access Your Inner Power. Awakening Your Health and Vitality."
Teen Kids News
Episode 1515
21 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12