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108: First Century of Statehood, Part III (The Removal of the Native Americans) | Georgia Stories

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Segments: The Story of William McIntosh, A Visit to New Echota, and The Trail of Tears.

Nancy Hart: Rebel Heroine | Georgia Stories

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Have you ever played the parlor game of “telephone” where a phrase is whispered and passed along from person to person? When the final person states it aloud there is generally much laughter since it rarely matches the original phrase. The Nancy Hart story may be a great example of that old game. This reenactment of her well-known encounter with Tories and their fate shows how legends grow and change over time.

107: First Century of Statehood, Part II (The Westward Movement in Georgia) | Georgia Stories

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Segments: King Cotton and the Cotton Gin, The Growth of Slavery, and African Roots.

Florida Footprints | A State of Change (1865-1918)

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This episode explores the history of the Big Bend and Panhandle area as Florida transitions through the uncertain times of Reconstruction following the Civil War into the rapidly changing world of the 20th century.   

How Can Someone Get Started in Commodity Trading? | Ask the Analysts

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How can someone get started in commodity trading? Experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students better understand how the markets work.

104: Colonial Georgia, Part I | Georgia Stories

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Segments: Daily Life in Early Georgia, Colonial Surgeon, and Pirates.

The Story of William McIntosh | Georgia Stories

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Living in two worlds and pleasing the inhabitants of both is not an easy task. William McIntosh, son of a Creek woman and a Scotsman, managed to do it successfully for awhile. Chief McIntosh fought with the Americans during the War of 1812 and was given the rank of general. The Creeks called him the “white warrior.” McIntosh was a wealthy man and in 1823 built a hotel and tavern at Indian Springs in Butts County.

Career Profile: Educator & Agronomist Catherine Swoboda | Market to Market Classroom

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Learn about Catherine Swoboda, an agronomist who develops educational programming for the World Food Prize Foundation in this career profile from Market to Market Classroom. She uses her strong background in agricultural science to motivate high school students and teachers in and around Iowa to further Norman Borlaug's mission to alleviate hunger around the world. Market to Market Classroom provides insight on the experiences, education and opportunities from a variety of career professionals working in agriculture-related industries. 

Three Japanese Swords | ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

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In 1603, the Tokugawa family came to power as the rulers of Japan. Three samurai swords worn during this time, also known as the Edo period, are discussed by Asian Arts appraiser Dessa Goddard in this video produced for Antiques Roadshow. The swords, that have been in the United States since 1898, include a daisho set: a katana and a wakizashi, two swords mounted together and worn by a mid-level samurai. In addition to the set there is a court sword, bearing symbols that make it a highly unusual piece.

Career Profile: Entrepreneur Alex Poltorak | Market to Market Classroom

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Learn about Alex Poltorak, an agricultural business entrepreneur who founded Urban Canopy, a company that works with Chicago-area neighborhoods growing food in this career profile from Market to Market Classroom. Market to Market Classroom provides insight on the experiences, education and opportunities from a variety of career professionals working in agriculture-related industries.

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