United States History Origins to 2000 DVD Series

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  • Closed-Captioned
  • Color, Live Action
  • MARC records, Catalog Card Kit and Single Main Entry Cards are available
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Grades: 5 to 12
  
Titles In Series: 26
  
Item #: V7000
  
Availability: In Stock!
  
Format: DVD
  
Also Available In:
Digital Rights
  
Closed-Captioning: Yes
 

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PRODUCT SUMMARY


History comes to life as students experience important events through vivid reenactments, dramatic readings and interviews with historians in this dynamic series. Presented as an overview, these videos cover United States history from the earliest Native Americans to the elections of 2000. Thoroughly researched and meticulously crafted, these programs present historical figures and review significant dates and facts in context with the events of the time. Voices of the nation's leaders, as well as those of citizens of the times, combine with an extensive collection of archival photographs and artifacts to add excitement and credence to this presentation of American history. This series is based on the concepts outlined in the National History Standards. Teacher's Guides are included and available online.


EDITORIAL REVIEWS

"Intermixing still and archival footage (with enhanced sound effects), excellent commentary from academic historians, and a stirring musical sound track, this superb series will offer students and general interest viewers a solid grounding in American history while providing immensely entertaining insights beyond the standard textbook fare...Highly recommended...Editor's Choice." - Video Librarian

"...an excellent addition to an American history collection in school and public libraries. Covering a specific time period, or a theme within an era, they can be used as an introduction, summary, or review....This excellent series will hold the interest of students." - School Library Journal

"...provide[s] ways to integrate social studies and communication arts curriculum and enhance students' literacy skills...Recommended."- Library Media Connection (Feb 2004)
 

TITLES IN THIS SERIES:

Three Worlds Meet (Origins-1620)  
Era of Colonization (1585-1763), The  
Slavery & Freedom  
American Revolution, The  
New Nation (1776-1815), A  
Expansionism  
Democracy & Reform  
Causes of the Civil War  
Civil War, The  
Reconstruction & Segregation (1865-1910)  



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