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19th Century Turning Points in U.S. History


19th Century Turning Points in U.S. History

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Item Number:
AVP 02
Price:
$149.99
Format:
4 DVD
Length:
184 min.
Copyright:
2002
Closed Caption:
n/a
Producer:
Ambrose Video Publishing, Inc.
Summary:
History on demand.

For the first time, experience a NEW 2002 Educational DVD production, filmed and edited to utilize the advantages of DVD in all those ways that educators have always dreamed of.

Through the wonders of DVD move through 19th Century America with the touch of a button. Each Turning Point is chaptered in the DVD menu, thus allowing you immediate access to every pivotal historical event, depicted in a short stand-alone presentation. You will be able to teach what you want, when you want, without compromising an entire classroom period to do it.

Series includes:
Volume 1: 1800-1813
1800 -- WASHINGTON DC BECOMES THE NATION'S CAPITAL
1803 -- THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE
1804 -- LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION
1807 -- ROBERT FULTON AWAKENS THE WORLD TO THE STEAMBOAT
1811 -- BATTLE OF TIPPICANOE
1811 -- NEW MADRID EARTHQUAKE

Volume 2: 1814-1826
1814 -- WASHINGTON DC IS CAPTURED AND BURNED BY THE BRITISH
1814 -- STAR SPANGLED BANNER IS WRITTEN
1815 -- BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS
1819 -- WASHINGTON IRVING PUBLISHES "RIP VAN WINKLE"
1821 -- INAUGURATION OF THE SANTA FE TRAIL
1825 -- ERIE CANAL IS COMPLETED
1826 -- JAMES FENIMORE COOPER PUBLISHES "LAST OF THE MOHICANS"

Volume 3: 1827-1846
1831 -- CYRUS McCORMICK DEMONSTRATES HIS MECHANICAL REAPER
1831 -- NAT TURNER BEGINS HIS REBELLION
1832 -- BLACK HAWK WAR ENDS WITH MASSACRE AT BAD AXE RIVER
1836 -- ALAMO FALLS
1845 -- EDGAR ALLEN POE PUBLISHES "THE RAVEN"
1846 -- THE DONNER PARTY STARTS WEST
1846 -- UNITED STATES DECLARES WAR ON MEXICO

Volume 4: 1846-1860
1846 -- DR.MORTON DEMONSTRATES PAINLESS SURGERY USING ETHER
1848 -- GOLD IS DISCOVERED AT SUTTER'S MILL
1849 -- TREATY BETWEEN U.S. AND HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
1852 -- HARRIET BEECHER STOWE PUBLISHES "UNCLE TOM'S CABIN"
1854 -- COMMODORE PERRY LANDS IN JAPAN
1858 -- LINCOLN DOUGLAS DEBATES BEGIN
1860 -- PONY EXPRESS MAIL SERVICE BEGINS

Volume 5: 1861-1865
1861 -- ELEVEN STATES COMPRISE THE CONFEDERACY
1862 -- CONGRESS SETS FORTH THE HOMESTEAD ACT
1863 -- LINCOLN SIGNS EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION
1863 -- LINCOLN DELIVERS HIS GETTYSBURG ADDRESS
1865 -- LEE SURRENDERS AT APPOMATTOX
1865 -- ABRAHAM LINCOLN IS ASSASSINATED
1865 -- FORMATION OF THE KU KLUX KLAN

Volume 6: 1866-1870
1867 -- CARPETBAGGERS DESCEND ON THE SOUTH
1867 -- U.S. ACQUIRES ALASKA... SEWARD's FOLLY
1868 -- PRESIDENT JOHNSON IS IMPEACHED
1869 -- COMPLETION OF THE TRANS CONTINENTAL RAILROAD
1870 -- ROCKEFELLER INCORPORATES STANDARD OIL CO. OF OHIO

Volume 7: 1871-1881
1871 -- CHICAGO FIRE
1872 -- SUSAN B. ANTHONY IS ARRESTED FOR VOTING
1875 -- ROBERT SMALLS, FORMER SLAVE, ELected TO THE HOUSE
1876 -- ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL DEMONSTRATES THE TELEPHONE
1876 -- BATTLE OF LITTLE BIG HORN
1879 -- THOMAS EDISON DEMONSTRATES THE INCANDESCENT LAMP
1880 -- GEORGE EASTMAN PATENTS KODAK ROLL FILM
1881 -- BOOKER T. WASHINGTON OPENS TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE

Volume 8: 1882-1898
1881 -- CLARA BARTON ORGANIZES THE AMERICAN RED CROSS
1882 -- CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT PASSED BY CONGRESS
1885 -- MARK TWAIN PUBLISHES "THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN"
1889 -- OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH BEGINS
1890 -- BATTLE AT WOUNDED KNEE
1893 -- FIRST GAS POWERED AUTOMOBILE IS DEMONSTRATED
1896 -- PLESSY vs FERGUSON CASE UPHOLDS SEGREGATION
1898 -- SINKING OF THE MAINE




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