Grade Level:  to 
Closed Caption: All |  Closed Captioned Only
Language: All |  English Spanish
Search Fields: All |  Title Subject Series Publisher

Found 9 videos matching Century decades of change. Videos 1 - 5 are shown below

< 1 2  >

Seeds of change

Length: 46:03 | HS C A  | Views: 43

This program explores when William McKinley was President, a loaf of bread cost only a few cents, horsepower really meant horsepower, flying to the moon was the stuff of dreams, and the average life span was only 45 years, while looking ahead to the ...
1914-1919 shell shock

Length: 46:14 | HS C A  | Views: 328

The psychological damage inflicted by the bombardments of World War I was called shell shock, a term that aptly described the feelings of the World War I world. This program illustrates America's reluctant emergence as a world power and analyzes the ...
1920-1929 boom to bust

Length: 46:18 | HS C A  | Views: 331

In the aftermath of World War I, many modern-minded Americans, particularly women, were eager to do away with outdated traditions and claim new rights and freedoms. This program investigates the culture of the roaring twenties--women's suffrage, prohibition, ...
1929-1936 stormy weather

Length: 45:52 | HS C A  | Views: 594

America, a nation that claimed ever increasing wealth as its birthright, was rudely awakened by the Great Depression which caused 25 percent unemployment, the closing of 9,000 banks, and the loss of $2.5 billion in deposits. This program captures a people's ...
1936-1941 over the edge

Length: 46:00 | HS C A  | Views: 203

Safely watching Europe from across the Atlantic Ocean, many Americans observed the messianic popularity of Hitler and Mussolini and the subsequent outbreak of World War II with dismay. This program explores the six years preceding America's involvement ...

< 1 2  >