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Growth of a Nation

Growth of a Nation

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-1-8  |  COPYRIGHT: 2017  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: 110 minutes  |  FORMAT: 4 DVDs  |  CAPTIONS: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |


From the dawn of the republic to the eve of Civil War . . . Media Rich Learning's latest series chronicles the first half of the 19th century, when the nation navigated exhilarating growth and change. GROWTH OF A NATION is a four-DVD series that presents more than 100 minutes of standards-based content – twenty-two video segments in all. The series includes the following four individual programs SECURING THE REPUBLIC, DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA, EXPANSION AND REFORM, and MANIFEST DESTINY.

Securing the Republic

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-3-2  |  COPYRIGHT: 2017  |  PROGRAM RUNNING TIME: 32 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  CAPTIONS: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

SECURING THE REPUBLIC is the first of four programatic themes in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1800 – 1814 and chronicles the formation of political parties, domestic and foreign affairs during the Jefferson presidency, and the War of 1812, including its causes and aftermath.

Securing the Republic is presented in seven video chapters: "Federalists and Republicans," "President Thomas Jefferson," "Louisiana Purchase," "Lewis and Clark," "Prelude to War," "Tecumseh's War," "War of 1812," and "Winners and Losers."

Democracy in America

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-0-1  |  COPYRIGHT: 2017  |  PROGRAM RUNNING TIME: 30 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  CAPTIONS: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA is the second of four programatic themes in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1814 – 1838 and covers the rise of nationalism following the War of 1812; the expansion of popular democracy; the Missouri crises; and the accomplishments of the several presidential administrations during the period.

Democracy in America is presented in seven video chapters: "Era of Good Feelings," "Missouri Compromise," "John Quincy Adams," "Andrew Jackson," "Constitutional Crises," "Van Buren, Harrison, and Tyler," and "Indian Removal."


Expansion and Reform

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2017  |  PROGRAM RUNNING TIME: 26 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  CAPTIONS: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

EXPANSION AND REFORM is the third of four programatic themes in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1800 – 1850 and details innovations in transportation during the era, the rapid expansion of the national economy, and the proliferation of social reform movements. Emphasis is given to the debate over slavery and activities both in support and opposition to abolition.

Expansion and Reform is presented in four video chapters: "Transportation," "Economic Expansion," "Social Reform," "Abolition Movement."

Manifest Destiny

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-6-3  |  COPYRIGHT: 2017  |  PROGRAM RUNNING TIME: 22 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  CAPTIONS: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

MANIFEST DESTINY is the fourth and final programatic theme in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1830 – 1849 and explores the American quest to conquer the continent, including the settlement of the Oregon Territory and the California Gold Rush; the Texas Revolution; and the causes, conduct, and outcome of the Mexican-American War.

Manifest Destiny is presented in three video chapters: "Westward Migration," "Texas Revolution," and "Mexican War."

         

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America in the 20th Century

America in the 20th Century

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2003 - 2010  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 640 minutes  |  FORMAT: 11 DVDs  | AUDIO: English or Spanish  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |


Our flagship series features eleven programs and more than ten hours of standards-based history. Eleven powerful, award-winning DVDs explore the signal events of America's century. Described as ". . . a standards-based tour de force," America in the 20th Century is the leading late U.S. history survey designed expressly for classrooms. Includes online access to a full suite of ancillary resources, including teacher's guide, classroom activities, and assessments.

America Becomes a World Power

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2003  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 30 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English or Spanish  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

The United States was irrevocably transformed between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. From controversial expansionism, through war in the Caribbean and Pacific, unrest in Asia and troubles at home, the country experienced radical change on a course to world leadership.

The Progressive Era

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2003  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 30 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English or Spanish  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

MANIFEST DESTINY is the fourth and final programatic theme in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1830 – 1849 and explores the American quest to conquer the continent, including the settlement of the Oregon Territory and the California Gold Rush; the Texas Revolution; and the causes, conduct, and outcome of the Mexican-American War.


World War I

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2003  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 30 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English or Spanish  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

The United States was irrevocably transformed between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. From controversial expansionism, through war in the Caribbean and Pacific, unrest in Asia and troubles at home, the country experienced radical change on a course to world leadership.

Roaring Twenties

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2003  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 30 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English or Spanish  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

MANIFEST DESTINY is the fourth and final programatic theme in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1830 – 1849 and explores the American quest to conquer the continent, including the settlement of the Oregon Territory and the California Gold Rush; the Texas Revolution; and the causes, conduct, and outcome of the Mexican-American War.


Great Depression

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2003  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 30 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English or Spanish  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

The United States was irrevocably transformed between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. From controversial expansionism, through war in the Caribbean and Pacific, unrest in Asia and troubles at home, the country experienced radical change on a course to world leadership.

World War II

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2003  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 30 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English or Spanish  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

MANIFEST DESTINY is the fourth and final programatic theme in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1830 – 1849 and explores the American quest to conquer the continent, including the settlement of the Oregon Territory and the California Gold Rush; the Texas Revolution; and the causes, conduct, and outcome of the Mexican-American War.


Post-War Years

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2009  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 40 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

The United States was irrevocably transformed between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. From controversial expansionism, through war in the Caribbean and Pacific, unrest in Asia and troubles at home, the country experienced radical change on a course to world leadership.

Vietnam

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2009  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 70 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

MANIFEST DESTINY is the fourth and final programatic theme in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1830 – 1849 and explores the American quest to conquer the continent, including the settlement of the Oregon Territory and the California Gold Rush; the Texas Revolution; and the causes, conduct, and outcome of the Mexican-American War.


Cold War

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2009  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 130 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

The United States was irrevocably transformed between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. From controversial expansionism, through war in the Caribbean and Pacific, unrest in Asia and troubles at home, the country experienced radical change on a course to world leadership.

The Sixties

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2009  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 40 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

MANIFEST DESTINY is the fourth and final programatic theme in the series, GROWTH OF A NATION. It spans the period 1830 – 1849 and explores the American quest to conquer the continent, including the settlement of the Oregon Territory and the California Gold Rush; the Texas Revolution; and the causes, conduct, and outcome of the Mexican-American War.


Civil Rights Movement

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2010  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 110 minutes  |  FORMAT: DVD  |  AUDIO: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |

The United States was irrevocably transformed between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. From controversial expansionism, through war in the Caribbean and Pacific, unrest in Asia and troubles at home, the country experienced radical change on a course to world leadership.

Remarkable history

Brought to you by the those who shaped it.

C.T. Vivian

C.T. Vivian

Cordy Tindell Vivian was a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Vivian famously confronted Sheriff Jim Clark in Selma, Alabama for the preventing African-Americans from voting. Featured in the Civil Rights Movement.

World War II pilot, Elizabeth L. Gardner

Elizabeth Gardner

Ms. Gardner served as a member of the Women's Army Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II. Numbering more than 1,000, the WASP logged more than 60 million miles in every type of military aircraft—freeing male pilots for combat service and duties. Featured in the program World War II.

John L. O'Sullivan

John L. O'Sullivan

A popular newspaper columnist and supporter of expansionism, Mr. O'Sullivan popularized the phrase "Manifest Destiny." The doctrine fueled the American appetite for land and conquest during the mid-19th century. Featured in the program Manifest Destiny.

Almost Painless Guide to U.S. Civics

Almost Painless Guide to U.S. Civics

ISBN: 978-0-9857262-5-6  |  COPYRIGHT: 2012  |  SERIES RUNNING TIME: ~ 140 minutes  |  FORMAT: 1 DVDs (five programs)  | AUDIO: English  | PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Includes PP rights for audiences of up to one hundred  |


Newly updated and as candid an clever as ever . . . Co-narrators Harlan and Marie reveal the inner-workings of the federal government in a manner that is both informative and painless . . . or at least almost painless. Five installments cover the three branches of government, the United States Constitution, and the election process. Harlan and Marie's playful banter establishes the perfect tone—spirited and engaging, yet concise and authoritative—that will undoubtedly delight students (and their teachers, too!)

Purchase includes five twenty-minute programs on one DVD plus online access to comprehensive ancillary resources, including teacher's guides, classroom activities, and assessments.

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