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Debating Farm Crisis Causes and Solutions (9) | 1980s Farm Crisis

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Politicians and policymakers debate the causes and solutions for the farm crisis. This segment is part of the documentary The Farm Crisis, which examines the tragic circumstances faced by farmers for most of the 1980s, when thousands were forced into bankruptcy, land values dropped by one-third nationally, and sky-high interest rates turned successes into failures seemingly overnight.

Georgia’s Oldest Congregation | Georgia Stories

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Within the context of a bar mitzvah, Rabbi R.A. Belzer tells the story of the arrival of Georgia’s first Jewish settlers. Colonial America’s reputation as a haven for those seeking religious freedom is a well-known historical fact. The city of Savannah can boast that it is the home of Congregation Mickve Israel, Georgia’s oldest Jewish congregation and the third oldest in the country. For centuries Jews had been persecuted and forced to hide their beliefs because openly practicing their religion could result in torture and death. In the early 1700s, a small group of Jews living in Portugal sailed for England and then Georgia.

What Factors Influence the Price of a Commodity? | Ask the Analysts

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What factors influence the price of a commodity? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to better understand how the markets work.

How Do Different Commodities Interact with and Influence One Another? | Ask the Analysts

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Learn how commodities get recommended to traders in this Ask the Analysts segment from Market to Market Classroom. What commodity would you recommend to a new trader? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to better understand how the markets work.

Savannah Under Attack | Georgia Stories

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When recounting well-known battles of the American Revolution names like Lexington, Saratoga, and Bunker Hill invariably appear. Savannah, site of some of the bloodiest fighting as well as battlefield intrigue, is not often mentioned. From September to October in 1779, Georgia Patriots aided by the French tried to retake Savannah from the British.

What sources of data do you use to analyze the markets? | Ask the Analysts

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What sources of data do you use to analyze the markets? Experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students better understand how the markets work.

What Does a New Trader Need to Know About Agricultural Commodity Markets? | Ask the Analysts

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What does a new trader need to know about agricultural commodity markets? Experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students better understand how the markets work.

Pioneer Packard Toy Pedal Car | ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

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In this video produced for Antiques Roadshow, toys and games expert Noel Barret looks at a toy pedal car made in 1914 by Pioneer, a leading toy manufacturer of the time. A miniature replica of the luxury cars being produced at that time by The Packard Motor Company, this toy is in beautiful condition, though Barret points out that collectors may value it less than they would a 1920s model with fenders.

WV Senate Debate on a Constitutional Convention for a Balanced Federal Budget

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Learn about the West Virginia Senate debate regarding support for a Constitutional Convention for a balanced federal budget with this video from West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Students learn the process for amending the U.S. Constitution.

Federal Policy Changes (17) | 1980s Farm Crisis

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New agricultural policy is developed and existing policy changed during the 1980s in reaction to the farm crisis. This segment is part of the documentary The Farm Crisis, which examines the tragic circumstances faced by farmers for most of the 1980s, when thousands were forced into bankruptcy, land values dropped by one-third nationally, and sky-high interest rates turned successes into failures seemingly overnight.

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