1. FDR's Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps


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    This short documentary overviews the Civilian Conservation Corps, the New Deal's first relief program. It focuses on the experiences, both positive and negative, of the young men who labored…

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      Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, c. February 1818 – February 20, 1895), in a speech that addressed what Independence Day meant to Negroes, exclaimed “It is…

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      • Ben Franklin, Journalist


        from Jim Stovall Added 29 0 0

        Benjamin Franklin was not only one of America's political founding fathers. He was also an innovative and successful journalist and publisher. This slideshow provides a brief overview of his…

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        • Prof. Patrick Rael: How 'Lincoln' Holds Up


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          Leading this year's Oscar race with 12 nominations, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has ignited commentary and argument from scholars and critics around the country. Bowdoin College…

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          • Gilded Age Project


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            Discusses the Gilded Age through nine topics. Makes the argument as to why the Gilded Age is gilded, and not golden. Created for: Mr. Figueroa's 10th Grade American History Class, 2013. Created…

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            • "Weir Was Here" Photo Exhibit at Brigham Young University


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              Visit http://www.xiomaro.com to get a free souvenir print, to learn more about my Weir Was Here fine art photography traveling exhibit and to find out why you should visit Weir Farm National Historic…

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                • Performances: Tompeck


                  from Ivan Alcantara Added 229 3 2

                  With the struggles of Native Americans and the trail of tears as a background, this performance shows the frustration of a poor and ill-fated man in Mid 19th-Century America. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Produced…

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                  • Jeffrey Wick: Public Education and American Ideals


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                    Author and educator Jeffrey Wick joins Patty Webb to discuss why and how he believes public education in America is destroying America's ideals of family, faith, and patriotism.

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                    • Smuggling: An American Tradition


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                      Peter Andreas, professor of political science and international studies at Brown University, explains America's long relationship with smuggling and illicit trade. Andreas is the author of "Smuggler…

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