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U.S. History - 1946-1999

Closeup of bronze medal with words National Geographic Society, 1888, appearing around a world globe. Caption. 1945-1989, The Cold War.
25 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of Black and White people in a coffee shop, some sitting in chairs and others standing at a lunch counter in the background. Caption. Male as narrator. The idea of the freedom rides was radical.
51 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a crowd of young people holding signs on a city street, yelling and pointing at 2 police officers standing above them on a platform.
56 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Group of young boys and girls standing together and looking at camera. Some of the boys are not wearing any clothes.
55 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Group of people stand in a cluster with cars in background. Caption. Living inside and outside of mainstream American society.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 8
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man stands with hands clasped and lips pursed in mid-speech. Backdrop displays photo collage of Chinese people. Caption. Indeed, we are becoming part of the fabric of American life.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 7
28 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man stands with hands clasped and lips parted mid-speech. Backdrop displays photo collage of Chinese people. Caption. Made martial arts a part of mainstream America.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 6
28 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still frame of people examining produce outside a market on a busy city street. Caption. Have harbored smaller ethnic enclaves.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 8
28 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Faded still frame of men in wide-brimmed hats, bent over and working in a field.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 7
27 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman parts lips in mid-speech. Painting with mounds of pottery and a figure holding up their fist as backdrop. Caption. That would allow Hispanic immigrants.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 7
28 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting of a densely populated city with waterways running between sections of the city. Caption: Throughout the '20s and '30s, Rivera painted murals
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 8
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, Constitutional Reform and Controversy.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 8
29 minutes 36 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 in a Changing World.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 7
27 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of a crowd of Black people gathered outside a building on a tree-lined street and walking towards camera. Caption. To the state capitol in Montgomery.
54 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
ASL
Canted bird's eye view of a satellite ground station surrounded by grass. Caption. Helping expand America's ever-growing appetite.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 12
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
ASL
Black and white image of people walking in a procession with some carrying flags. Caption. African Americans are about to change everything.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 11
43 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of stacked boxes that read, "New! Nike running shoes," in blue and red type.
American Entrepreneurial Genius
Episode 10
28 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of Bill Gates and Paul Allen standing in front of a whiteboard scribbled with notes.
American Entrepreneurial Genius
Episode 11
28 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a sign that reads, "Amazon.com" with a parking lot and warehouse in the background.
American Entrepreneurial Genius
Episode 12
28 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of Thomas Edison faintly superimposed with an arc of light bulbs.
American Entrepreneurial Genius
Episode 6
26 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of a building with a sign above the first floor that reads, "International Business Machines Corp."
American Entrepreneurial Genius
Episode 9
26 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3 Navy ships in the ocean moving in the same direction. Caption. One of the most powerful military forces on earth.
57 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of nineteen sixties White and Black protesters gathered together in a group and holding signs. Caption. And provoked support of the civil rights movement.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 4
44 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of N, B, A player, Bill Russell, blocking another basketball player. Caption. And led the team to the N, B, A championships 11 times.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 5
37 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
A T V screen displays men walking on the moon. Caption: On the evening of July 31, 1969, the world is watching the T V.
Butterfly Effect
Season 1 / Ep 3
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Pixelated closeup of President Ronald Reagan speaking into microphones. House Speaker Tip O'Neill and an American flag  are visible behind him. Caption. "We believe faith and freedom must be our guiding stars."
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 16
11 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Man resembling M, L, K Jr. seated next to a woman holding an apple. Both are seated on bleachers. Caption. His name is Martin Luther King, Jr.
31 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Side view of President Bill Clinton holding up a hand and waving as he makes his way through a crowd. White text in the bottom left reads, "Egyptian T, V." Caption. "But a devastating scandal erupted in January 1998."
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 17
9 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Title text reads, "Cold War Gadgets," against a background that shows a blurry briefcase.
3 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Map of Iraq and labeled adjoining countries, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran and Kuwait. The capital, Baghdad, is also labeled on the country of Iraq.
Command Decisions
Episode 3
20 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map titled "Battle of Inchon." North Korea and South Korea are labeled and shaded in red and the tip of South Korea is beige. A blue dot on the map is labeled, "Seoul."
Command Decisions
Episode 1
21 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map titled "Tet Offensive." Closeup of southeast Asia with China, North Vietnam, and South Vietnam shaded in red. A yellow star appears on North Vietnam. To the west, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Burma are shaded in beige.
Command Decisions
Episode 16
21 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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
Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: Civil Rights and the 1950s
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 39
11 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: Ford Carter and the Economic Malaise
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 42
12 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 44
13 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: The 1960s in America
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 40
15 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: The Cold War
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 37
13 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: The Cold War in Asia
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 38
13 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: The Reagan Revolution
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 43
14 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Crash Course U.S. History: The Rise of Conservatism
Crash Course U.S. History
Episode 41
14 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Still image from: Crash Course World History: USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War
Crash Course World History
Season 0 / Ep 39
11 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: From Africa to the White House: Civil Rights and Desegregation (Part 3--With Teaching Artist Ann Caldwell)
From Africa to the White House
Episode 3
23 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: From Africa to the White House: Reconstruction and the Great Migration (Part 2--With Teaching Artist Ann Caldwell)
From Africa to the White House
Episode 2
17 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white frame shows President Richard Nixon sitting behind a desk. Caption. Named it Checkers.
50 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of Douglas MacArthur speaking into microphones at a press briefing. Caption. As we hurled back the invader and decimated his forces.
39 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
President John F. Kennedy looks out from the podium during, Ich bin ein Berliner Speech, on June 26, 1963. Caption. Today in the world of freedom.
45 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Side profile shot of Chairman Mao clapping his hands at a gathering. Caption. Chairman Mao sent a lot of the high class, advanced engineers.
21 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon soldier with green smears on his face wears a military uniform and camouflage helmet as he holds up a rifle in one hand. Text reads, "Infantry Units: U.S. Marine, Vietnam War."
4 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white frame shows men in military uniforms standing in a group, all pointing weapons in one directions. Caption. Has to explain to somebody why.
47 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Geographical map shows a land mass in tangerine orange dotted with cities and labeled, "South Korea." A black line separates it from a coral colored landmass to the north and blue water surrounds them both.
8 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Black and white side view of Richard Nixon with dark hair in a suit as he talks into several microphones. Caption. You know, we won't have Nixon to kick around anymore.
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 15
12 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Three red, black, and gold medals hang in a row. Two cross-shaped medals stand on either side of a medal with wide spokes over a flower-like circle.
14 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white photo of hundreds of Russian soldiers marching in formation on a cobblestone street while holding their rifles erect. A large photo of Stalin and Lenin is visible at the top of a building on the street.
National Politics
Season 0 / Ep 3
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
ID?
9 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Several women walk outside holding babies to their chests. Caption. Would have a better life in America.
56 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 12
Split screen. On left a patriotic poster is superimposed over an American flag above text that reads, "United States." On right is a patriotic poster against a red Soviet flag above text that reads, "Soviet Union." Caption. We are considered superpowers.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 11
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Senior Black woman with a gold front tooth and dark glasses smiles while looking up and away from camera. Caption. That's what we sung. Sound of chuckles.
1 hours 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Black and white photo of a pre-teen girl looking at camera. She wears a button down coat with her hands clasped behind her back and stands in front of a large school building. Caption. Linda Brown was a student at this segregated school.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 5
11 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Profile of an older man in a collared shirt wearing glasses and looking forward, mouth tight. Another man stands to his side turned slightly from camera as he stares forward with a serious expression. Caption. Gideon attempted to defend himself.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 4
16 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white illustration of a man, woman, and toddler seated at a dining table with food, flowers and table settings. Caption. So, from 1840, there was a campaign to outlaw abortion.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 1
16 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rear view of teenage girl sitting at a control panel in a room with equipment monitoring panels, switches, lights and racks from the mid-1900s. A man wearing a hard hat stands between the control panel and equipment panels as he speaks to the girl.
Teen Kids News
Episode 1339
22 minutes 8 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
Mount Everest covered in patches of snow with fluffy clouds and blue sky in background. Caption. The 29th of May, the day of reaching the top."
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 6
1 hours 22 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of the moon, shadowed at the bottom. Caption. The goal, the moon.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 7
1 hours 39 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Film still of man in suit walking with a large briefcase. People in background follow with film cameras and other people crowding frame. Caption. That Nixon had to release the tapes.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 8
1 hours 22 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial film still of people crowding a dark street, some holding banners. Tall buildings at right and streetlights in background illuminate scene. Caption. Narrator. The revolution proceeded peacefully.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 9
1 hours 22 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3 men in military fatigues and blue helmets standing in front of a rope that separates them from throngs of people in background. Caption. Narrator. Pictures from the camp shocked the world.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 10
1 hours 24 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cyan-toned vintage photo of a stack of papers bound together with binder rings, whose cover page reads "Landmark Maps." Next to the papers, a round diagram of the Moon.
The Apollo Chronicles
Season 1 / Ep 5
44 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black-and-white frame shows a blurry in-motion abstract view.
The Apollo Chronicles
Season 1 / Ep 7
44 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Crowd of children waving handheld American flags gathered on a street.
The Apollo Chronicles
Season 1 / Ep 1
44 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman holding a stack of index cards shields her eyes with her hand as she looks up toward the sky. Many people in the background are doing the same.
The Apollo Chronicles
Season 1 / Ep 4
44 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white frame of military cockpit with crew of 4 seated men. 2 men are looking through the windshield and 2 at the control panel. Caption. Props, high R, P, M.
1 hours 59 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of an index finger pointing at a photograph of 2 Chinese men in suits. Caption. Because of the case, 2 friends died, 3 friends went to jail.
57 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital map of the United States and Cuba labeled and highlighted in lime green with missiles extending from Cuba. Text reads, "The Cuban Missile Crisis. October 1962, The Cold War."
4 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Soldiers in green uniforms stand guard on both sides of a tank full of soldiers with guns drawn toward the surrounding city. Text reads, "The Fall of Saigon, April 30th, 1975. The End of the Vietnam War."
11 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Wide shot of a military vehicle at night with a large explosion in the distant background. Caption. The war in the Persian Gulf.
3 hours 54 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 12
Military plane flies above warships in the water below. Text reads, "The Gulf of Tonkin Incident, 1964. The Vietnam War."
3 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Soldiers wearing olive green uniforms stand in rows with guns raised beneath the flag of North Korea. Soldiers wearing moss green uniforms stand with their hands up. Text reads, "The Korean War. June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953."
4 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
White text on a black background dotted with stars reads, "The Space Race."
4 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 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
Soldiers holding up rifles hide behind a column and a tree as they approach men lined up in the background. Text reads, "The Tet Offensive, 1968."
4 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Exterior daytime shot of the United Nations headquarters with a row of flag poles, all flying flags from different countries.
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 soldiers making their way across a field in Vietnam. Caption. They gave their all in an unpopular war.
27 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Slide shows black text over an American flag that reads, "The Vietnam War Draft."
2 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white image of Dwight D. Eisenhower wearing a suit and glasses as he looks down and reads aloud in front of several microphones. Caption. It must be peace in their time too.
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 14
12 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Man wearing a white helmet parachutes in a clear blue sky. Text reads, "U-2 Incident. The Cold War, May 1st, 1960."
3 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
White background with faint gray grid lines with a physics equation breaking down P, E sub G or Pressure times Gravitational Potential Energy.
Untold
Episode 1
14 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Detailed photograph of the moon. Caption: In 1959 the Survey compiled a photogeologic map of the moon
3 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a 70s era recording device. Caption. There was an 18 1/2-minute gap on one of the Watergate tapes.
51 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
From historical footage, we see a close-up of an astronaut in a spacesuit on the Apollo 11.
Xploration Outer Space
Season 5 / Ep 8
22 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12