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Post Civil War Industrial Expansion - 2nd Industrial Revolution in USA
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "In the final decades of the nineteenth century, the United States experienced an industrial transformation. Over the course of approximately 30 years, America became an industrial and agricultural giant and the wor... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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The Last of the Sioux
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Resistant to government regulated reservations, the Sioux retreated into the Black Hills until a final massacre at Wounded Knee. The story of the event and how the American soldiers massacred the Indians later. Quotes from Black Elk.
Found by freealan in Indian Wars
November 21, 2010 at 08:51 PM
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The Triangle Fire
From YouTube, produced by dalecaruso
It was the worst factory fire in the history of New York City.Late in the afternoon of Saturday, 25 March 1911, fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, located on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of the Asch Building. In less than five minute... [more]
November 19, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
From YouTube, produced by Maureen Dwyer
Video shows the immigrants coming to America and how they took any job to survive.  This is the story of many workers who worked long hours, low wages, and unsafe conditions.  The unluckest of them all were the workers of the Triangle Shirtwaist Comp... [more]
November 19, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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How the Gold Rush Started
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Discover how the Gold Rush led to the creation of California and the effects of this event.
October 30, 2010 at 11:11 PM
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Triangle Factory FIRE, March 25, 1911 - Ladder 117 FDNY
From YouTube, produced by Salmonese Production
On March 25, 1911, 147 victims of the Triangle Shirt Waist tragedy, the largest part of them young girls, either crashed to death in panic stricken leaps from ledges 100 feet above the ground or, were trapped within the building, having no way of ope... [more]
November 19, 2009 at 10:36 PM
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