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This worksheet helps students take notes as they watch the Dr. Toer's documentary on the progress and problems experienced by freed slaves during Reconstruction.

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Date: 2013

In this activity, students watch the documentary Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl in sections, with documents and exercises designed to support and reinforce the film's key concepts: workers challenging the effects of industrial capitalism, the impact on immigrant families of young women earning money in the garment industry, and the methods…

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Date: 2012

These words and phases from the Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl documentary may be unfamiliar to students.
This worksheet is designed to help students focus on the information presented during the first two minutes of theHeaven Will Protect the Working Girl documentary.

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Date: 2012

In this activity, students watch a short clip from the ASHP documentary 1877: The Grand Army of Starvation to learn about the impact of railroad expansion on Americans and the nation as a whole. After watching the clip, students complete the “Technological Turning Points and their Impact” worksheet in order to examine the positive and…

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Date: 2011

This worksheet is designed to help students organize information from the documentary Up South: African-American Migration in the Era of the Great War.

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Date: 2011

These words and phrases from the Up South documentary may be unfamiliar to students.

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Date: 2011

In this activity, students watch the ASHP documentary Up South: African-American Migration in the Era of the Great War with documents and exercises designed to support and reinforce the documentary's key concepts of Jim Crow, lynching, sharecropping, migration, and life in northern cities. At the end of the activity, students complete a short…

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Date: 2011

This is a writing prompt for the Active Viewing: Up South activity.

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Item Type: Worksheet
Date: 2011

In this activity, students watch short clips of the PBS/A Bill Moyers Special production of Becoming American: The Chinese Experience (2003). The documentary clips and accompanying materials cover the arrival of Chinese in California, their work on the transcontinental railroad, the passage of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, and the Angel Island…

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Date: 2011