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Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.” The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded A... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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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Ages: 9 - 15
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 minu... [more]
November 19, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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Ages: 9 - 14
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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Ages: 11 - 18
The Donner Party
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This four minute video gives an explanation of the decision making that results in the infamous Donner Party episode of the Western movement. This could be a little to coarse for some students as the five months of isolation is explained. Teacher pre... [more]
October 31, 2010 at 02:24 PM