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The Civil Rights Movement [electronic resource]

A part of the series America in the 20th Century. Anyone who thinks the Civil Rights movement began and ended with Martin Luther King, Jr., will discover a new, eye-opening view of history in this program. It reveals a long-running struggle for racial equality starting with Civil War- and Reconstruction-era events, moving through the blight of Jim Crow and the formation of the NAACP and other groups, and depicting the drama of King's movement in varied, evolving phases. The work of Malcolm X, the rise of the Black Power movement, and the future of America's ongoing equality battles are also examined. Correlates to standards from the National Council for the Social Studies.
Online
2009
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World War I [electronic resource]: On the Home Front

While the doughboys were fighting the war "over there," Americans at home were busy supporting it. This program looks at the domestic issues facing the United States during its involvement in World War I. Included are discussions of the changing industrial workforce, the growth of the women's suffrage movement, African-American migration to the North and the racial tensions that followed, erosion of American civil liberties during the war, Wilson's idealistic Fourteen Points, and the punitive Treaty of Versailles. Correlates to standards from the National Council for the Social Studies.
Online
2006; 2003
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The Roaring Twenties

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The roaring twenties were a time of startling contrast--World War I was over; women got the right to vote, cut their hair, and raise their skirts; alcohol was outlawed and speakeasies and bootlegging filled the void.
Online
2004