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U.S. History - 1784-1860

Animation of men digging and panning a river for gold in 1848 California. Caption. Are the key moments of the Gold Rush.
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 2
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dave Stotts faces camera, standing on a lawn with a white building behind him. Text on image reads, George Washington, 1732 to 1799. Caption. Now if you ever find yourself in Washington, D, C.
Drive Thru History
Episode 9
27 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a man in a neckerchief and wide brimmed hat. Caption. Milt Elliot joined the party as James Reed's main ox driver.
The Hard Road West: The Story of the Donner Party
Episode 1
25 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Woman in pioneer costume sits at the edge of a covered wagon with children in pioneer costumes surrounding her. Caption. This scene made a woman of me.
The Hard Road West: The Story of the Donner Party
Episode 2
25 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Man looks at camera and parts lips mid-speech. Backdrop displays black and white illustration of shirtless man falling forward with hair swept up behind him. Caption. One on the eastern seaboard near present-day Boston.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 4
28 minutes 5 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
Mottled illustration of a woman's face in profile and abstract colors with shapes of the U, S flag wrapped around her face like a hood. Title card reads, "1819, Luís de Onís Prevents a War Between Spain and the United States."
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 4
28 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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. And, in the process, founded San Antonio, Texas.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 5
28 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman parts lips in mid-speech. Painting with mounds of pottery and a figure holding up their fist as backdrop. Caption. And, in the process, founded San Antonio, Texas.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 3
28 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Sunlight fades behind trees, casting a field of yellow wildflowers in shadow. Caption. Commemorates and American ideal.
America's National Monuments: Legacy Of The Great Plains
Episode 6
12 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Group of teenagers wearing yellow t-shirts shirts exit vans, stepping out onto a field. Caption. Man as narrator. Hi, guys.
1 hours 23 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white photo of rugged men in work clothes sitting in rows. Title bar at bottom reads, "California gold rush. 1848 to 1855." Caption. Between 1848 and 1855.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 4
2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Black and white still of 3 young men in colonial costumes. Title bar reads, "Taxation ruling. Toll free. 1-800-238-9669. www.StandardDeviants.com. Caption. Slang for money.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 6
20 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman touches fingertips together in front of her and parts lips as if speaking. Text over black and white images behind her reads, "Basic principles of the Constitution." Caption. Look at the articles it contains.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 2
17 minutes 14 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
Close up of a young girl looking down and facing a senior person in a headscarf whose back faces camera. Caption. And if he was, all you have to do.
22 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12