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This video series explores the history of the Thanksgiving holiday, from the Pilgrims all the way up to Thanksgiving Day football and Black Friday.
The origins of many different Christmas traditions are explored in this video series, including Santa Claus, Christmas trees, candy canes, and much more.
Learn about the history and beliefs of both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party, as well as the Libertarians and Green Party.
The early years of the American Revolution are covered in this series, including Bunker Hill, the Declaration of Independence, "The Crisis" and much more.
Follow the second half of the American Revolution through this video series. Topics include the Battle of Saratoga, Valley Forge, the Battle of Yorktown and more.
Andrew Jackson was one of America's most influential and controversial presidents. This video series relays the major events of his presidency, as well as the story of his life.
Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, progressive reforms, and many other topics are explored in this video series about the early years of the 20th Century.
Prohibition, Speakeasies, the Red Scare, the Teapot Dome Scandal, Flappers, Daily Life in the 1920s and many other topics are explored in this series of videos about the 1920s in America.
Reading Through History continues exploring the 1920s with the Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, WEB DuBois, Duke Ellington, 1920s authors, as well as sports figures.
This video series explores the causes of the Great Depression, as well as biographies about Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt.
In the 1930s, Franklin Roosevelt implemented the New Deal as an effort to battle the Great Depression. Topics in this video series includes the WPA, the CCC, the TVA and more.
Both the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl are explored in this video series. Topics include black blizzards, dust pneumonia, the Okies, and more.
This video series includes many interesting topics about the Cold War, including the Second Red Scare, civil defense, fallout shelters and much more.
The Berlin Wall, Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks are amongst the many topics covered in this series.
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Our video series about Halloween includes an exploration into the origin of many holiday traditions, including carving jack-o-lanterns, trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples, and much more.
Many different topics from the world of government and politics are explored in this series, including the presidency, political parties and more.
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