U.S. History

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World War II was the first war in history that killed more civilians than soldiers, as leaders on both sides accepted noncombatant casualties as inevitable--and ...
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Washington DC Becomes the Nation's Capitol. The U.S. Capital named for George Washington and designed by Pierre-Charles L'Enfant, was the home of President ...
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The War of 1812 produced heroes such as Commodore Perry and Dolley Madison, while Fort Miggs was defended by General Harrison and the White House was ...
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Cyrus McCormick, who invented the mechanical reaper, was an American entrepreneur and an American inventor. Nat Turner, who led a slave rebellion, to ...
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American Scientist, Dr. William T.G. Morton, was the first to use ether. California Gold Rush, would lead tens of thousands of 49ers, to look for gold ...
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The Civil War, fought to end Slavery and bring the Confederacy back into the Union was led by Abraham Lincoln. The Homestead Act, passed during the Civil ...
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Reconstruction brought scalawags into the south when slavery ended. Known as Seward's folly, Alaska was bought by the U.S. in 1867. Andrew Johnson's impeachment ...
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The Chicago Fire, in Chicago, Illinois, was supposedly started by Mrs. O'Leary's cow. Susan B. Anthony, a leader of women's rights and civil rights, was ...
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Clara Barton who founded the American Red Cross, was a nurse during the Civil War. The Chinese Exclusion Act impacted Chinese American Civil Rights. Mark ...
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Part of series History of civil rights in America

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Program one examines how America's founding fathers created a government to protect the rights of the people, rights derived not from any government but ...
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Program two looks at the beginning of the American concept of universal education as well as expanding the idea of all men are created equal to include ...
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Program three investigates the movements that extended civil rights to Blacks, Chinese Americans, American Indians, and Jewish Americans. Segment one ...
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Program four examines how women, American Indians, and Chinese-Americans further solidified their claims to civil rights. In addition, it shows how the ...
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Program five examines how a major shift in American consciousness concerning the rights of Blacks led to the greatest civil rights movement the nation ...
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Program six shows how the promise of the Declaration of Independence was finally extended to blacks through four monumental pieces of legislation. At ...
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Program eight discusses the first great civil rights issues of the 21st century - immigration, due process and gays in the U.S. military. Segment one ...
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Program three looks Americas first ever Equal Rights Association in segment one. In segment two Susan B. Anthony makes a protest for Americas greatest ...
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Program four looks at how the Girl Scouts of America would push forward the cause of women's equality is discussed in segment one. Segment two examines ...
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The first U.S. government program to help the poor is discussed in segment one. Segment two shows how Jewish Americans founded their own school to promote ...
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Segment one shows how the consumer movement, launched by Ralph Nader, would finally bring equality for the modern American family with American manufacturers. ...
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Program seven shows how Congress would level the playing field for all minorities in the work force in segment one. Segment two examines the impact of ...
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Program eight examines the fundamental right of a woman to control her body in segment one. Segment two examines how the American healthcare industry ...
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Depicts the life and accomplishments of 6 figures of the American Revolutionary War: Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Patrick ...
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As a good Virginia farmer of Mt. Vernon, George Washington looks back and retells his early years. He grew up on his half-brother's Mt. Vernon estate ...
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Part of series Complete History of US Wars

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Spanish colonies, especially St. Augustine, would be a strategic point in Queen Anne's War. The Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War but would set ...
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Concord and Lexington started the Revolutionary War, after Paul Revere's ride, a heroic act of the American Revolution. George Washington was appointed ...
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The U.S.S. Constitution helped set in motion an American Navy and Marine Corps. At the Battle of Tippecanoe, Shawnee leader Tecumseh was defeated by General ...
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The Mexican American War, begun by President John K. Polk, was fought to bring Texas into the union and to promote slavery and Manifest Destiny. The Civil ...
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The Pueblo Indian revolt led directly to the creation of the American Indian horse culture in the 18th century. At the Battle of Little Big Horn, George ...
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After Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, destroying the airfield and naval base at Pearl Harbor, Franklin Delano Roosevelt declares war and Douglas MacArthur ...
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The Marshall Plan was developed after World War II by George Marshall, and was used to save Europe from Stalin and Russia, though a Cold War developed, ...
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With Vietnam and the Vietnam War causing protests at schools like Kent State, shootings occurred as the anti communism fervor of the cold war came against ...
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Oliver Mayhew, one of the youngest soldiers in the Revolutionary War, tells the story of the war for American independence. More than 250 years ago there ...
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