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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
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In the background is a blurry map of the 13 original colonies. Text reads, “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
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Revolutionary soldier holding an American flag salutes us against a red, white, and blue background. Text reads, “4th of July Facts.”
6 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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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
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Still image from: Abraham Lincoln for Kids
7 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Adam Savage's Tested: One Day Builds
Episode 62
8 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Adam Savage's Tested: One Day Builds
Episode 61
1 hours 1 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Adam Savage's Tested: One Day Builds
Episode 64
13 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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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
Still image from: All About the Holidays: Election Day (Spanish)
All About the Holidays
Episode
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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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
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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
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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
Still image from: All About the Holidays: Labor Day (Spanish)
All About the Holidays
Episode
1 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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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
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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
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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
Still image from: All About the Holidays: Women's History Month (Spanish)
All About the Holidays
Episode
2 minutes
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
Still image from: Beatrix Farrand's American Landscapes
1 hours 2 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
Federal Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg and a man dressed as Benjamin Franklin standing in front of a stately building. Text reads, “Benjamin Franklin: History Speaks. Douglas H. Ginsburg, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit and Benjamin Franklin, Portrayed by Bill Robling.”
41 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Title text reads, “Black Boys,” against a black background.
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
Men dressed in old pioneer clothes stand around outside with a cannon behind them. Text reads, “The First Inhabitants to the American Civil War.”
California
Episode 3
32 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
View of the Golden Gate Bridge over the San Francisco Bay. Text reads, “The Wild West to the 21st Century.”
California
Episode 4
36 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Title text reads, “Campaigning: Earning Every Vote,” against a blue background covered in stars.
1 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 1
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Carolina Snaps: Carolina Day
Carolina Snaps
Episode 2
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Carolina Snaps: Cecil Williams South Carolina Civil Rights Museum
Carolina Snaps
Episode 3
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Carolina Snaps: Dave the Potter
Carolina Snaps
Episode 6
1 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Carolina Snaps: Harriet Hancock Center
Carolina Snaps
Episode 8
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 11
1 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 13
59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Carolina Snaps
Episode 17
1 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Charlie's Place
Episode 4
5 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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
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Civics Fundamentals With Judge Douglas Ginsburg
Episode 1
2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Civics Fundamentals With Judge Douglas Ginsburg
Episode 2
1 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Civics Fundamentals With Judge Douglas Ginsburg
Episode 9
1 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Civics Fundamentals With Judge Douglas Ginsburg
Episode 10
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Civics Fundamentals With Judge Douglas Ginsburg: Why Do Some States Have More Representatives Than Other States?
Civics Fundamentals With Judge Douglas Ginsburg
Episode 12
1 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
Close up on the holes of photo film that have the number nineteen printed on it. Text reads, “Amiable Strangers.”
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 4
22 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up on the holes of photo film that have the number five printed on it. Text reads, “Fact or Fiction?”
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 7
22 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
President John F. Kennedy walks alongside another man in a suit. They pass by a line of police officers.
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 1
22 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
View of the moon in space.
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 3
22 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
View of a space capsule floating in the ocean in the distance.
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 5
22 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Men in astronaut suits ushered into a spacecraft with men in lab coats checking their suits before they go in.
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 2
22 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Engineers in white lab coats working on a spacecraft in a large laboratory.
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 6
22 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of the earth viewed from space.
Countdown to Apollo
Season 1 / Ep 8
22 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 19
7 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 13
14 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: The Civil War (Part 2)
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 21
10 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: The Civil War (Part I)
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 20
11 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: Women in the 19th Century
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 16
13 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Dance Matters: The Cakewalk (With Teaching Artist Marielle Richardson)
Dance Matters
Episode 3
9 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Dance Matters: The Charleston (With Teaching Artist Marielle Richardson)
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
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Still image from: Earliest Peoples in America
6 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
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
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Title text reads, "Elections Explained," against a blue background covered in stars.
2 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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In the foreground, we see a digital illustration of a person casting a vote along with the text “Electoral College.” In the background, an electoral map of the United States features five icons with different candidates.
9 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Title text reads, “Electoral College: How the Election is Won,” against a blue background covered in stars.
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
From above, we see the original copy of the Bill of Rights in a gold frame. Text reads, “Bill of Rights, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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Text reads, "George Washington," against a digital illustration of George Washington, holding a finger to the sky.
7 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Federal Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg and a man dressed as George Washington stand in front of a stately building. Text reads, “George Washington: History Speaks. Douglas H. Ginsburg, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit and George Washington, Portrayed by Dean Malissa.”
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
Color billboard cutout of a bull with horns, red eyes, blowing smoke through his nostrils. Text on billboard reads. Hit bull, win steak, hit grass, win salad.
23 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Go For It! Discover Something New: Edgefield Pottery
Go For It! Discover Something New!
Season 0 / Ep 1
5 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Go For It! Discover Something New: Historic Brattonsville
Go For It! Discover Something New!
Season 0 / Ep 2
6 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Go For It! Discover Something New: Hoppin' Plate of History
Go For It! Discover Something New!
Season 0 / Ep 3
8 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Go For It! Discover Something New: Living History Park
Go For It! Discover Something New!
Season 0 / Ep 5
5 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Go For It! Discover Something New: Palmetto Rose
Go For It! Discover Something New!
Season 0 / Ep 8
10 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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
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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
Still image from: Hidden Figures: Timeline
3 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
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Still image from: History in a Nutshell: Birth of the Constitution
History in a Nutshell
Episode 8
7 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Still image from: History in a Nutshell: Carolina Day
History in a Nutshell
Episode 9
13 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Still image from: History in a Nutshell: The California Gold Rush
History in a Nutshell
Episode 7
14 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Still image from: History in a Nutshell: The Space Race (Part 2)
History in a Nutshell
Episode 19
9 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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
Title text reads, “Choosing Candidates: Primaries, Caucuses, and Party Conventions," against a blue background covered in stars.
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
Sepia-toned photo of Clara Barton. Text reads, “Clara Barton.”
Influential Women
Episode 3
3 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Illustration of Sandra Day O'Connor smiling at us while she wears her supreme court judge robe with the American Flag behind her. Text reads, “Sandra Day O’Connor.”
Influential Women
Episode 6
3 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Illustration of Sonia Sotomayor smiling at us as she wears her supreme court justice robe. Text reads, “Sonia Sotomayor.”
Influential Women
Episode 9
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
ASL
Still image from: John F. Kennedy for Kids
5 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Children in 19th century clothing gather on and around the Statue of Liberty's torch as they wave an American and a French flag. Text reads, "Let Liberty Rise! How America's Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty."
12 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
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ASL
Still image from: Lincoln Memorial
6 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
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
Still image from: Living Up to Our Declaration of Independence
13 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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
ASL
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: Mossback's Northwest: Amundsen's Snowshoes
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 2
7 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Bouncing Back From Adversity
Mossback's Northwest
Season 0 / Ep 3
28 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Chief Joseph in Seattle
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 6
7 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Cracking the Case of Crab Louis
Mossback's Northwest
Season 5 / Ep 4
6 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Different Drummers of Our Past
Mossback's Northwest
Season 1 / Ep
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Emily Carr
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 7
6 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Frank Waldron & the Jackson Street Jazz Scene
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 8
5 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: History Stands Still for No One
Mossback's Northwest
Season 0 / Ep 2
27 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Japanese Castaways in the Northwest
Mossback's Northwest
Season 4 / Ep 2
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Kingdome Come and Gone
Mossback's Northwest
Season 4 / Ep 3
6 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Panama Hotel
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 1
6 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Paul Bunyan--The Man, the Myth, the Debate
Mossback's Northwest
Season 5 / Ep 3
6 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Paul Robeson at the Peace Arch
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 3
6 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Sea Serpents of the Salish Sea
Mossback's Northwest
Season 5 / Ep 2
6 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Seattle's Ramps to Nowhere
Mossback's Northwest
Season 3 / Ep 7
4 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Seattle’s Complicated History With Orcas
Mossback's Northwest
Season 1 / Ep 11
3 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Sir Thomas Beecham's Seattle "Dustbin"
Mossback's Northwest
Season 3 / Ep 4
4 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Amazing Caytons
Mossback's Northwest
Season 5 / Ep 7
7 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Centralia Tragedy Left a Legacy Still Debated
Mossback's Northwest
Season 3 / Ep 2
5 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Great Swinomish-Husky Race of 1941
Mossback's Northwest
Season 3 / Ep 5
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Northwest Outlaw They Couldn’t Capture
Mossback's Northwest
Season 4 / Ep 4
7 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Odd Thing About D.B. Cooper
Mossback's Northwest
Season 5 / Ep 1
6 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Other Curtis Brother
Mossback's Northwest
Season 5 / Ep 5
6 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Palouse Cowboy Who Invented John Wayne
Mossback's Northwest
Season 4 / Ep 8
7 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Pig War
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 5
7 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Shipwreck That Still Shares Its Bounty
Mossback's Northwest
Season 2 / Ep 2
3 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The True History of the “Seattle Freeze”
Mossback's Northwest
Season 4 / Ep 1
5 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: The Woman Who Sailed Seattle Onto the Silver Screen
Mossback's Northwest
Season 4 / Ep 5
6 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Mossback's Northwest: Wyatt Earp
Mossback's Northwest
Season 6 / Ep 4
6 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
ASL
Mount Rushmore is collaged in front of an American flag and a bald eagle. Text reads, "Mount Rushmore for Kids."
8 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Garage with four small planes parked inside.
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 6
28 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
View of New York City’s Museum of Natural History with a horse-drawn carriage on the road in front of it.
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 10
28 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12