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America 1900: Part 2 [electronic resource]

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President McKinley chooses Theodore Roosevelt as his running mate in the upcoming presidential elections. The "Boxers" gain power in China and the rebellion spreads throughout the country. McKinley quickly sends troops to rescue foreign diplomats trapped in Peking. People flock to Paris for the 1900 Paris Exposition, a showcase for American technology. "Jim Crow" laws define race relations and W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington become leaders and role models for their people. A massive hurricane devastates Galveston, Texas. William Jennings Bryan gains ground in his presidential campaign against McKinley because of the coal miner's strike in Pennsylvania.
Online
2005; 1998
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America 1900: Part 1 [electronic resource]

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In 1900, America was a nation on the move. Its population had doubled over the past 100 years, its people were becoming the most prosperous on Earth. President McKinley had led the nation out of its worst depression. People could travel with ease across the nation in six days. Half of the nation's original timber had been cut down and people were talking about conservation. Women were striking out on their own and the Women's movement was growing. America goes to war with the Filipinos to keep the Philippines under American control. Anti-war sentiments grow. Most of America remained rural, but people were traveling more and began to move to the cities. In New York City, one third of the population were foreign immigrants who lived in poverty. Many began moving to other cities further west.
Online
2005; 1998
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Chicago, City of the Century: Part 1 Mudhole to Metropolis [electronic resource]

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Part one of three. Program focuses on Chicago's development from a fur trading post to booming metropolis.
Online
2005; 2003
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Chicago: City of the Century: Part 2 the Revolution Has Begun [electronic resource]

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Part two of three. Program focuses on Chicago's revolution into an industrial society and the benefits and problems that went along with it.
Online
2005; 2003
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Chicago: City of the Century: Part 3 Battle for Chicago [electronic resource]

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Part three of three. Program focuses on Chicago's architectural style and glory in the form of the skyscraper, but also the dark shadows of gambling, prostitution, corruption, poverty, and disease.
Online
2005; 2003
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New World Encounters [electronic resource]

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After introducing the team of historians who have created the series, Professor Miller reviews the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto and the Spanish.
Online
2000
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English Settlement [electronic resource]: 1607-1691

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By exploring the origins of values, cultures, and economies that developed in 17th century English settlements in New England and Virginia, Professor Miller reveals that cultural divisions between the North and South have existed throughout American history.
Online
2000
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Westward Expansion [electronic resource]

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American historian, Stephen Ambrose, joins Professors Maier and Miller in examining the consequences of the Louisiana Purchase, for the North, the South, and the history of the country. Topics include the impact of westward expansion and migration on the nation, most notably sowing the seeds of civil war.
Online
2000
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The Rise of Capitalism [electronic resource]

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Features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis.
Online
2000
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The Coming of the Civil War [electronic resource]: 1846 - 1861

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Professor Miller teams with Professor Martin and historian, Stephen Ambrose, to chart the succession of incidents, from "Bloody Kansas" to the shots on "Fort Sumpter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. Includes an analysis of the role of Manifest Destiny and the U. S. victory in the Mexican- American War.
Online
2000
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The Civil War [electronic resource]: 1861-1863

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As the Civil War rages, all eyes turn to Vicksburg, where limited war becomes total war. Professor Miller looks at the ferocity of the fighting, at Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the bitter legacy of the battle, and the war.
Online
2000
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Reconstruction [electronic resource]

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In word and picture, Professor Miller evokes the carnage after the Battle of Gettysburg and the sense of fatigue and cynicism which follow the assassination of President Lincoln and the unfulfilled promises of Reconstruction.
Online
2000
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Industrial Supremacy [electronic resource]: 1875 - 1906

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Features steel and stockyards at the end of the 19th century. The effects of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago is epitomized in the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift and the countless workers on the packinghouse and factory floor.
Online
2000
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TR and Wilson [electronic resource]

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Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson in the first decades of the 20th century. With Professor Miller, he discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism and the roots of the Cold War.
Online
2000
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A Vital Progressivism [electronic resource]

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Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggle of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement.
Online
2000
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World War II [electronic resource]

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America is enveloped in total war, from mobilization on the home front to a scorching air war in Europe. Professor Miller's view of World War II is a personal essay on the morality of total war, and its effects on those who fought, died and survived it, including members of his own family.
Online
2000
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The Sixties [electronic resource]

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Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with the stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fannie Lou Hamer and other outstanding figures of the era.
Online
2000
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Contemporary History [electronic resource]: 1972 - 1999

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The entire team of historians joins professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the Twentieth Century. A photographic montage of events sets the stage for a discussion of the period and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic, John Leonard, emphasizes the impact of television on the way we experience recent events.
Online
2000
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The Fifties [electronic resource]: 1945 - 1960

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Professor Miller continues the story of the second World War and the legacy of Americans dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Veterans return from the war to create new lives. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War and rock'n'roll are signs of the times.
Online
2000
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The Twenties [electronic resource]

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Professor Miller explores the social climate of the Roaring Twenties seeing it epitomized in the Model T. Ford and its production lines, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles.
Online
2000