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Growth of A Nation, 2, Democracy in America
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 2 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 30 mins
President Andrew Jackson’s 1828 election was made possible by a groundswell in popular democracy. While white male suffrage spread throughout the states and into the newly developed territories. At the same time, women, free African-Americans, and American Indians were disenfranchised. The era witnessed the furt...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 2 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 30 mins
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Growth of A Nation, 3, Expansion and Reform
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 3 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 25 mins
Advances in manufacturing and transportation spurred a great economic expansion in the early 1900s. This fascinating process helped forge a national identity, but fueled growing regional tensions. The turbulent transformation spurred one of the greatest burst of reformism in American history. Countless reform move...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 3 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 25 mins
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Growth of A Nation, Part IV, Manifest Destiny
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in Growth of A Nation, Part IV (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 22 mins
In the first half of the 19th century, Americans pushed westward across the Appalachians, the Mississippi River, and the Rocky Mountains, en route to the Pacific Ocean. The frontier experience shaped the American character. At the same time, land hunger, gold fever, and the pursuit of "Manifest Destiny" resulted i...
in Growth of A Nation, Part IV (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 22 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 5 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2016), 29 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2016), 29 mins
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10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 2, Texas
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directed by Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

In "10 Things You Don't Know About", punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew. Whether he's analyzing centuries-old documents at the National Archives or exploring the inside of a dead gangster's speakeasy, he's on a m...

directed by Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 10, The Gold Rush
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directed by Dominique Anders, fl. 2003-2017; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Mary Courtney, fl. 2004-2016, Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

In "10 Things You Don't Know About", punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew. Whether he's analyzing centuries-old documents at the National Archives or exploring the inside of a dead gangster's speakeasy, he's on a m...

directed by Dominique Anders, fl. 2003-2017; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Mary Courtney, fl. 2004-2016, Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels
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directed by Tony Buba, 1944-; produced by Marcus Rediker, 1951- (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, 2014), 56 mins
This documentary chronicles the journey of author Marcus Rediker as he retraces the path of the brave Africans who rebelled against their captors and seized the slave schooner Amistad in 1839, leading to a watershed US Supreme Court decision that sparked Abolitionist action leading to the Civil War. Based on Redik...
directed by Tony Buba, 1944-; produced by Marcus Rediker, 1951- (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, 2014), 56 mins
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Italian-Americans in California
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directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Suma Kurien (New York: Eurus Productions, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
This film documents the experience of Italian immigrants in California, which was markedly different from that of their compatriots elsewhere in the United States. Through stories set in seven Italian communities throughout California, 'Finding the Mother Lode' examines how economic and social mobility became poss...
directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Suma Kurien (New York: Eurus Productions, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
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Time Team America, Season 2, Episode 1, The Search for Josiah Henson, MD
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directed by Bruce Barrow, fl. 1992-2011; produced by Bruce Barrow, fl. 1992-2011, Oregon Public Broadcasting and Videotext Communications, in Time Team America, Season 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
Josiah Henson's 1849 autobiography inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel 'Uncle Tom’s Cabin' and galvanized abolitionists. But for 30 years, he was enslaved here, on what was once a 270-acre plantation run by Isaac Riley. An acre of land and an old house are all that remain. Time Team America descends on an u...
directed by Bruce Barrow, fl. 1992-2011; produced by Bruce Barrow, fl. 1992-2011, Oregon Public Broadcasting and Videotext Communications, in Time Team America, Season 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 2, The Age of Slavery: 1800-1860
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'The Age of Slavery' illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people, these years were a time of opportunity, but for most African Americans, the era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled the rapid expansion of slavery into new territories a...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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