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Transforming America

Grades: 9-12
Duration: Twenty-six, 30-minute episodes
Closed Cationed
Producer: Dallas Community College

America’s Development After 1877

Transforming America takes students to the places where American history happened and gives voice to the people who lived there. Each of the 26 episodes shows how the strengths of the medium - “sight and sound, color and motion” - carry us into the human stories of choice and consequence that bring history to life.

The 26 half-hour programs of Transforming America include commentary from a rich array of scholars and participants. These experts provide students and viewers with special insights and interpretations to enhance understanding of the discussions topics. Recurring experts analyze themes and topics emphasized throughout the course – freedom, equality and national identity, and how these qualities have been transformed during the 20th century and into the 21st century.

RECURRING EXPERTS – Clayborne Carson, Stanford University Eric Foner, Columbia University David Gutierrez, University of California at San Diego Alice Kessler-Harris, Columbia University Patricia Limerick, University of Colorado

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The Gilded Age
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The Gilded Age
American identity, freedom, and equality at the end of Reconstruction.
The American West
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The American West
Explore the changing American West of the late 19th century.
Moving to the City
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Moving to the City
Millions of immigrants move to the cities.
A Dream Deferred
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A Dream Deferred
Why women did not always attain the American Dream.
Labor's Struggle
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Labor's Struggle
Industrialization changed the nature of work.
Populist Challenge
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Populist Challenge
Farmers organize and challenge the established political powers.
The Question of Empire
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The Question of Empire
As the 19th century ends, America looks outward.
The Progressive Paradox
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The Progressive Paradox
Progressive reform and the paradox of segregation is assessed.
War to End All Wars
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War to End All Wars
America enters World War I with the Allies in 1917.
Modern Times
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Modern Times
The 1920's usher in a new era of modern times!
The Great Depression
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The Great Depression
The crash of 1929 and the Hoover administration analyzed.
A New Deal
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A New Deal
Roosevelt's new deal delivered important political and economic reforms.
Road to War
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Road to War
The attack on Pearl Harbor takes America to war.
World at War
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World at War
How the war transformed the world and America.
Cold War
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Cold War
How the cold war transformed the world is examined.
Pursuit of Happiness
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Pursuit of Happiness
Americans pursue happiness in the late 1940s and 1950s.
All God's Children
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All God's Children
Freedom and equality for all Americans moves toward a greater degree of reality.
Times Are A-Changin'
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Times Are A-Changin'
Understand the "winds of change" in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Vietnam Dilemma
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The Vietnam Dilemma
The U.S. continues to grapple with dangerous issues in the world arena.
The Decline of Liberalism
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The Decline of Liberalism
Watergate and Vietnam confirm public mistrust of the politics and government.
Conservative Resurgence
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Conservative Resurgence
Resurging conservative politics for the last quarter of the 20th century are examined.
A New Economy
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A New Economy
What made the American economy head in a different direction?
Life in the Fast Lane
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Life in the Fast Lane
The pace of American life quickens.
A Different World
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A Different World
America must adjust its role in the world.
Globalizing America
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Globalizing America
A More Perfect Union
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A More Perfect Union
Looking forward, how might we secure a more perfect union for posterity?
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