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American Experience, Season 34, Episode 4, Plague at the Golden Gate
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directed by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984 and James Q. Chan, fl. 2004-2016, Flash Cuts, in American Experience, Season 34, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
Discover how the 1900 outbreak of bubonic plague set off fear and anti-Asian sentiment in San Francisco. A fascinating medical mystery and timely examination of the relationship between the medical community, city powerbrokers and the Chinese American community, Plague at the Golden Gate tells the gripping story o...
directed by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984 and James Q. Chan, fl. 2004-2016, Flash Cuts, in American Experience, Season 34, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 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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Crash Course US History, American Imperialism
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 14 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Imperialism. In the late 19th century, the great powers of Europe were running around the world obtaining colonial possessions, especially in Africa and Asia. The United States, which as a young country was especially suceptible to peer pressure, followed along and snapped up...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 14 mins
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Crash Course US History, Gilded Age Politics
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the Gilded Age and its politics. What, you may ask, is the Gilded Age? The term comes from a book by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner titled, "The Gilded Age." You may see a pattern emerging here. It started in the 1870s and continued on until the turn of the 20th century...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
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Crash Course US History, Growth, Cities, and Immigration
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 12 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the massive immigration to the United States during the late 19th and early 20th century. Immigrants flocked to the US from all over the world in this time period. Millions of Europeans moved to the US where they drove the growth of cities and manned the rapid industrializatio...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 12 mins
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Crash Course US History, Progressive Presidents
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 15 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the Progressive Presidents, who are not a super-group of former presidents who create complicated, symphonic, rock soundscapes that transport you into a fantasy fugue state. Although that would be awesome. The presidents most associated with the Progressive Era are Theodore Ro...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 15 mins
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Crash Course US History, The Progressive Era
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 15 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the Progressive Era in the United States. In the late 19th and early 20th century in America, there was a sense that things could be improved upon. A sense that reforms should be enacted. A sense that progress should be made. As a result, we got the Progressive Era, which has...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 15 mins
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Crash Course US History, Women's Suffrage
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about American women in the Progressive Era and, well, the progress they made. So the big deal is, of course, the right to vote women gained when the 19th amendment was passed and ratified. But women made a lot of other gains in the 30 years between 1890 and 1920. More women joined...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
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Untold: America Explained, Bright Lights, Gritty City
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In the space of just 40 years, the majority of Americans packed their bags for a new life in the city. So what brought on this seismic shift from rural to urban dwelling? And what was the fallout?
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 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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