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U.S. History - 1861-1865

Native American figure with black covering on face holds up weapon in each hand. Second figure lunges in background. Caption. And one of the greatest warrior chiefs.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 6
28 minutes 47 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
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
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, The Constitution is Expanded.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 6
29 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, The Constitution Survives.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 5
30 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Group of actors wearing Civil War-era costumes stand and watch a figure who resembles Abraham Lincoln. Caption. Elected him to the state legislature.
17 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Sepia tone portrait of Abraham Lincoln with short dark hair and a beard wearing a black and white tuxedo. Caption with Lincoln as narrator. With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 8
10 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Man wearing a t-shirt and gardening hat works outside. Caption. If Bill spent as much time plowin' as he does readin'.
34 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Child wearing Civil War-era clothing looks out with an emotional expression. Caption. All of a sudden, I never hear'd such noise.
32 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Woman in army uniform smiles at girl. Image superimposed over lace-edged heart with pink bow. Caption. To celebrate all the mothers in their lives.
All About the Holidays
Episode 29
1 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Profile view of man in Confederate costume riding a horse out of frame. Caption. All told, Lee's men kill over 1,700 Union soldiers.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 5
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of group of men with levers lay railroad track. Caption. He was laying better than a mile of track a day.
29 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo. Rows of metal frame lattice towers extend into the distance.
American Entrepreneurial Genius
Episode 4
26 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Sepia-toned photo of Abraham Lincoln with white script across the image that reads, "Return their allegiance to the Union." Caption. To the Union.
16 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of Black men wearing Civil War-era clothing, hoeing fields alongside Black women and children. Caption. Her skill in speaking impressed many people.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 2
48 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Group of settlers wearing cowboy clothing next to a covered wagon with others in cowboy clothing on horseback in the background. Caption. Were traders and gold seekers.
22 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 10
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
U, S map titled "Battle of Gettysburg." Northeast and midwest states are purple with text that reads, "United States of America." Southern states and Texas are the "Confederate States of America.' The west coast is labeled "Western Territories."
Command Decisions
Episode 5
18 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white illustration of crowded outdoor scene in a city. Spanish caption. El tratado de compra se firmó el 2 de mayo de 1803.
33 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Large red and white freighter ship floats in the ocean, with green plants on a beach in the foreground. Overlaid text reads, "Fort Pulaski National Monument."
America's National Monuments: The Historic South
Episode 9
11 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cobblestone street lined with 3-story buildings and trees. Cars drive along the street. Caption. "It is the region's oldest city."
America's National Monuments: The Historic South
Episode 8
10 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon. Actual image of the top of the Emancipation Proclamation in color, showing a portrait of Lincoln with a laurel leaf border and 2 American flags waving in the breeze. Caption. January 1, 1863, I sent out the Emancipation Proclamation.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 4
20 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
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 illustration. Abraham Lincoln walks with a girl, a woman carrying a baby, and 2 men. Caption. He had to shake hands.
21 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Closeup black and white photograph of Abraham Lincoln. Caption. Lincoln was about to ask for forgiveness, for understanding.
40 minutes 33 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
Title card on rusty light brown background reads, "Civil war. A war fought between citizens of the same country."
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 10
3 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Men in Civil War costumes form lines facing away from camera in a wooded setting. Spanish caption. Fort Sumter, la guerra civil había comenzado.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 10
3 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Image of men in Confederate uniforms riding horses in a Civil War battle reenactment. An overlay of an oval shaped photo appears next to the soldiers with text that reads, "Robert E. Lee." Caption. They don't have a general the equal of Robert E. Lee.
Talking Maps
Episode 3
35 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Wall with a black and white poster of Abraham Lincoln hung between a chalkboard and decorative tiles. Title bar reads, "The Address."
The Address
Episode 1
1 hours 24 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Army of union soldiers march on foot, holding up American flags. Caption. The Civil War was supposed to end quickly.
10 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
Sepia tone image of a crowded slavery market. Spanish caption. Que todos los Estados sureños habían cumplido.
36 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a headset leans over towards a Civil War-era submarine. Caption. Once we get it away, we'll run a wire inside to ensure.
8 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Sepia toned three-quarter view of John Wilkes Booth with short curly hair and a mustache wearing a suit coat and cravat.
1 hours 30 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Painting of Civil War era military vessels in the water with smoke billowing from their funnels and an American flag in the distance.
1 hours 8 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cluster of plain buildings stand beneath a partly cloudy sky. Caption. Forever altering the nature of work in America.
The Story Of America
Episode 2
58 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 11
Digital map closeup of the intersection of U, S state borders for Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri. The Civil War battle site, Shiloh, is on the border of Tennessee and Mississippi, southwest of Nashville and south of Columbus.
The Unknown Civil War
Season 2 / Ep 14
46 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital map of the Battle of Shiloh. The Hornet's Nest battle line is in blue, west of the Tennessee River, east of Shiloh Church. Grant's Last Line, also in blue, is behind the Hornet's Nest at the river border. 4 red battle lines southwest of Shiloh Church have arrows extending out and to the middle and edges of the Hornet's Nest battle line.
The Unknown Civil War
Season 2 / Ep 15
46 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Photo of a Civil War-era cannon with a text overlay that reads, "Lee at Gettysburg". History Channel logo is in the bottom right corner.
The Unknown Civil War
Season 2 / Ep 9
47 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Young girl walking out of a door. Caption: I'm taking it to the experts-- the post office.
Timeblazers
Season 1 / Ep 12
24 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 9
Man writing with a quill in a candle lit room. Caption: Matter of fact, he studied and studied and studied.
Timeblazers
Season 2 / Ep 13
24 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 9
Black and white photo of a woman wearing 1800s clothing smokes a cigarette and leaning on a knee. She watches a woman rings out a cloth over a wood bucket.
32 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12