April History Programming & Resources


Subject: History
Grade Level: All

This month's History programming & resources.

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Full episode of Biography: Frederick Douglass as well as related resources.
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Featured biography of our 16th president.
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This two-part documentary examines the extraordinary series of events that changed the course of history in 30 brief days. In no other month of American history did the nation experience such crucial and ultimately challenging events.
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Companion website to the Biography episode that chronicles the life of the simple carpenter. Includes video clips from program.
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This two-part program tells the complete story of Abraham Lincoln, from the rustic childhood that forged his beliefs to the tough campaign that made him president.
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Round-up of History resources on the Civil War includes video clips, articles, photo galleries, and more.
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History interactive lets users explore General Sherman's march through the south during the Civil War.
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This interactive from History.com commemorates the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and highlights the people, places, events, and technologies on both sides of the conflict.
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This episode profiles the general and First Emperor of France from his early years and throughout his military and political career.
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This documentary focuses on the history and significance of Cindo de Mayo. Featuring interviews with scholars and primary sources, this program explores the true story behind the day of Mexican independence and also examines the way the holiday has been celebrated and remembered worldwide.
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This episode of American Writers focuses on Douglass, the son of a slave mother and a white father he never knew who became an abolitionist activist during the Civil War era.
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This History.com round-up includes interactive features, video, and more; all exploring the assassination of Lincoln.
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Online round-up explores the historical and cultural significance of the holiday celebrating the Mexican army's victory over France.
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Examines the economic boom of the 1920s, whether the 1929 crash was predictable, and if it precipitated the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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