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The Russian Revolution (2005)

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Years of war and political oppression destroyed the faith of the struggling Russian people in their Czar. This led to the October Revolution, which established the world's first communist government. This program depicts how this movement was driven by the new ideas and strong leadership of Vladimir Lenin, and was sparked by the hope of a better way of life.

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High
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00:23
The Russian Revolution

Gandhi and India's Independence (2005)

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This exciting series examines the underlying causes and dramatic effects associated with revolutions throughout world history. Join us as we explore the revolutionary philosophies and strategies of world leaders, and determine the social, political and economic conditions that helped spark popular uprisings.

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High
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00:23
Gandhi and India's Independence

The South African Anti-Apartheid Movement (2005)

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Nelson Mandela, an international symbol of resistance to oppression, led the global effort in the 20th century to dismantle South Africa's racist government.

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High
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00:23
The South African Anti-Apartheid Movement

Castro and the Cuban Revolution (2005)

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This exciting series examines the underlying causes and dramatic effects associated with revolutions throughout world history. Join us as we explore the revolutionary philosophies and strategies of world leaders, and determine the social, political and economic conditions that helped spark popular uprisings.

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High
Length: 
00:23
Castro and the Cuban Revolution

The French Revolution (2005)

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Examines how all classes of French society revolted against the regime of King Louis XVI and rejected a society based on heredity and privilege, resulting in an violent struggle to determine the future of France.

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High
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00:23
The French Revolution

Revolutionary Mexico (1910-1940) (2005)

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Mexico experienced extreme political instability in the period following independence from Spain. Under the dictator Porfirio Diaz, power, wealth, and land were concentrated in the hands of very few, while injustice, poverty and domination by foreign interests grew.

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High
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00:23
Revolutionary Mexico (1910-1940)

The Chinese Revolution 1911-1989 (2005)

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Uses archival footage, primary sources and expert insight to help students understand how Mao Zedung's communist ideals helped to unify China and restore the country's national pride, but also led to oppression and failed economic policies that resulted in the deaths of millions.

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High
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00:23
The Chinese Revolution 1911-1989

Anasazi, Taos & Blackfeet (2003)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

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Middle
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00:38
Anasazi, Taos & Blackfeet

Ancient African Architecture (2002)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

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00:36
Ancient African Architecture

Ancient African Civilizations (2003)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

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Middle
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00:37
Ancient African Civilizations

Ancient China (2002)

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I"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

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Middle
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00:50
Ancient China

Ancient Greece (2000)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

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Middle
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00:48
Ancient Greece

Ancient Greco-Roman Cultures (2000)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:38
Ancient Greco-Roman Cultures

Ancient India (2002)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:49
Ancient India

Aztec, Inca & Zapotec (2000)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:49
Aztec, Inca & Zapotec

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