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How A Kansas Town Became One Of The Nation's First Majority-Black Farming Communities
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2022), 5 mins
The wave of migration across the U.S. in the mid-1800's included people looking to live in open spaces, with land to grow crops and the opportunity to have a better life. After the Civil War, that included freed slaves and their families. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one Kansas town that was established as a resu...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2022), 5 mins
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Untold: Wild Wild West, 1, Black Cowboys of the West
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Wild Wild West, 1 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
The stereotypical image of a White cowboy dominates popular culture – but in the 19th century, a quarter of ranch hands were Black!
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Wild Wild West, 1 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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Untold: Wild Wild West, 2, Wanted: The Infamous Reno Gang
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Wild Wild West, 2 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
Over a two-year period in the 1860s, infamous train robbers the Reno Gang stole the equivalent of $9 million dollars, until an act of vigilantism stopped them in their tracks.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Wild Wild West, 2 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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Untold: Wild Wild West, 5, Blazing a Trail for Women's Votes
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Wild Wild West, 5 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
We often think of the American West as a lawless, uncivilized place. But in the 19th century, it was ahead of its time – as the only part of America where women could vote.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Wild Wild West, 5 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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14th Amendment to US Constitution
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(Business Professor, 2021), 2 mins
This Video Explains the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution
(Business Professor, 2021), 2 mins
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Crash Course US History, The Industrial Economy
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 12 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the Industrial Economy that arose in the United States after the Civil War. You know how when you're studying history, and you're reading along and everything seems safely in the past, and then BOOM you think, "Man, this suddenly seems very modern." For me, that moment in US H...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 12 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 59, The Chinese Massacre
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in Untold: America Explained, 59 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
The Chinese Massacre of 1871 was the deadliest lynching in US history – wiping out 10% of LA’s immigrant Chinese population in the space of just a few hours.
in Untold: America Explained, 59 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Untold: America Explained, Coast to Coast: America's First Transcontinental Railroad
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
Before there were viral videos and trending hashtags, the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 was one of the first mass media events in US history. Behind the glitzy headlines of that historic day - there’s a darker story to be told.
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
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Untold: Hidden Figures, George Brittain Lyttle: The Bandit who Couldn't Ride a Horse
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
History is full of criminal masterminds – people who used cunning and skill to outwit the law. And then there is George Brittain Lyttle, the notorious stagecoach robber who couldn’t ride a horse!
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Untold: Original Explainers, Episode 109, When Russia Sold Alaska
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in Untold: Original Explainers, Episode 109 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In 1959, the United States officially welcomed Alaska into the family as the 49th state. But did you know that 100 years earlier, Alaska was actually part of Russian America?
in Untold: Original Explainers, Episode 109 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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