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Beginnings [electronic resource]

Boettcher, Steven J.
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This program puts the Trail in historical perspective, relating the events that led up to it and explaining its role in American history. Topics covered include Lewis and Clark and the Astorians; the first emigrants and the Great Migration; the reasons why so many went west; and the beginnings and preparations for a typical journey.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
29 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films media Group on May 24, 2012.
Series
The Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail (New York, N.Y.)
Contents
  • Pioneers of the "Oregon Trail" (1:15)
  • Beginnings (1:47)
  • Motivations (2:22)
  • The Corps of Discovery (1:03)
  • The Astorians (3:07)
  • The Whitmans (1:43)
  • The Pass (1:52)
  • The Great Migration (0:57)
  • Boundaries (1:56)
  • Jumping Off (1:56)
  • Jumping Off - Studebaker Wagons (2:45)
  • Power (1:58)
  • Guidance (0:52)
  • The Start (1:01)
  • The First Hardships (2:28)
  • Credits: Beginnings (1:40)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], cuuuu.
Publisher no.
  • 3889s Films Media Group
  • 3890 Films Media Group
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Description
1 streaming video file (29 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Mode of access: Internet.
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