U.S. History Series

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African American/Black History Map Rap
"Highly Recommended. This effort by two educators, Howard Shelf II and Phil Garcia, commemorates black history and refocuses the positives in the rap genre." -National Media Review Howard Shelf II…
Robert E. Lee - Beyond the Battles
This is the authoritative documentary on Robert E. Lee, the famed military leader of the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Featuring the perspectives of America's leading Civil War historians,…
Abraham Lincoln: His Life and His Legacy
April 14th, 1865, just 5 days after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered at the Appomattox Courthouse, ending the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth…
Ely Parker (Seneca) - Warrior in Two Worlds
"Highly Recommended. This documentary fills an important gap in American history collections by documenting the life of a person who is not well known today. It is accurate and without…
A Sleepy Hollow Memorial
Sleepy Hollow, a village in the town of Mount Pleasant, is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River in Westchester County, New York. Here you will find the…
The Statue of Liberty: Building a Colossus
"Highly Recommended! An exceptional achievement, this is simply the best documentary on the Statue of Liberty ever made. It illuminates the forgotten story of the Statue of Liberty like no…
Up From Slavery: Booker T. Washington
Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915) was born into slavery in Virginia. After emancipation he worked his way through college, attending the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (today, Hampton University)…

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English in America - A Linguistic History
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The History of American Language Policy
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What's the official language of the United States? What should it be? See how American language policies and language attitudes have shifted back and forth over the centuries, from periods of relative tolerance for non-English languages in the U.S., to times of heightened fear for the "safety" of English in…
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The colorful history and evolution of the men and women of our nation's Marine Corps from 1917 to today