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U.S. History - 1920-1933

Closeup of black and white photo of molten steel pouring out of a container. Caption. 1929-1941, The Great Depression.
25 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of the midsection of a woman with long, dark hair. Caption. Sarah was also the first American Indian.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 7
28 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man stands with hands clasped and lips parted mid-speech. Backdrop displays photo collage of Chinese people. Caption. For the Chinese American community.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 4
27 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white illustration of early 20th century woman with her arm raised to the side. She faces a man in a top hat as he leans toward her with his hand up. Another man reclines and opens his mouth as if shouting in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 4
27 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman opens mouth in mid-speech. Painting with mounds of pottery and a figure holding up their fist as backdrop. Caption. It would be against the European mother country of all Hispanics.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 6
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Men wear khaki vests labor in an antiquated workshop. Caption. Henry Ford isn't just making a revolutionary car.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 8
43 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man with slick hair wears vest and collared shirt with a sleeve garter as he leans forward and gestures fervently. Caption. Narrator. This is the day worry turns to panic.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 9
44 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in work clothes balances on a metal beam above sprawling cityscape. Caption. There's only one place to go, up.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 7
44 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of Al Capone walking away from a black car. Caption. Capone was arrested many times during his heyday.
58 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Charles Lindbergh poses for camera in front of the Spirit of Saint Louis monoplane, wearing a gray jacket and dark necktie.
1 hour 30 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of Franklin D. Roosevelt in a black fedora sitting in front of his wife Eleanor, who rests her chin on her right hand. They look at something in the distance. Caption. An invaluable asset to her husband's Presidency.
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 13
10 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Black and white image of Charles Coughlin who stands at a podium behind several microphones, raising one hand up in the air. Caption. Their rhetoric grew more strident and rabid.
48 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white frame of a man with outstretched arms between teenage boy and young boy in a field of sparse corn. Caption. Next year the crop will yield more.
26 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of baseball players standing in a half-moon formation around a coach at the center. Caption. Rockne's famous pep talks inspired his teams.
24 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 11
Black and white photo of Charles Lindbergh in front of his Spirit of Saint Louis monoplane. He wears a gray jacket,white collared shirt and dark necktie.
46 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black-and-white photo of white-haired politician giving a speech in front of a large crowd and several news microphones. A large sign with the words, "Roosevelt, Ely," and other indiscernible words hangs above the crowd.
National Politics
Season 0 / Ep 1
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white closeup of Sam Tucker, civil rights activist. Caption. To end legalized racism in the United States.
40 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sepia-toned photo of smiling early twentieth century women holding a banner with a headline that reads, "We protest against continued disenfranchisement of women."
25 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Title card on blue background reads, "The Great Depression was a time period during the 1930's when there was a worldwide economic crisis and mass unemployment."
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 19
3 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Black and white image of an old bank building on a busy city street crowded with people and cars. Spanish caption. Los bancos cerraron causando pánico en todo el país.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 19
3 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Black and white image of William H. Taft in a suit as he reads from a paper he holds inside a room with a desk and bookshelves. He has a wide white mustache. Caption. Taft was affable, likable, electable.
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 12
12 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Black and white image of a small airplane flying above a blurry landscape. Caption. Narrator. The flight along the coast went smoothly.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 3
1 hours 22 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white image with bird's eye view of figures in white milling about a field. Caption. In India, the Crown could not maintain its respect.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 4
1 hours 31 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Colorized image of men in army green fatigues and helmets milling about on the beach. Equipment and supply bags are piled around and jeeps in background. Caption. D-day, the beginning of the end.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 5
1 hours 47 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white portrait images of 3 men wearing suit jackets.
5 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white frame of senior woman looking down and working with her hands, surrounded by others. Caption. As Steinbeck was writing it, people were living it.
26 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Recently Added
Still image from: The Great Depression
11 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Black and white photo of people planting in a park. Caption. He wanted to provide those who could work.
11 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of a factory worker standing next to a classic car. Caption. The Model A was the first car built at the Rouge.
46 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of a crowd of people carrying luggage from a ship in the background. Caption. 25 million people will touch our shores.
The Story Of America
Episode 3
58 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 11