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The Golden land / KERA (Television station : Texas).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorKERA (Television station : Texas)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], ©1986.
Description1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series The West of the Imagination
Contents Manifest Destiny (3:39) -- Battle of the Alamo (2:05) -- Manifest Destiny vs. Pioneer Settlements (3:13) -- Media Popularization of the War Against Mexico (4:05) -- Victory over Mexico and America's New Territory (4:33) -- Westward Journey: Indians, Disease, and Death (5:42) -- Democratic Ideal of the West (5:06) -- California Gold Rush (4:10) -- Gold Country: World Without Women (4:50) -- Hydraulic Mining and Boomtowns (5:02) -- San Francisco: Story of the Booming West (5:51) -- Postlude: Overview of Westward Movement (2:53)
Abstract Here is the saga of Manifest Destiny, the banner under which Americans surged westward in the mid-19th century. It is the story of the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War that doubled the size of the young United States, the gold strikes that doubled its wealth, and the pioneer spirit that made the Oregon Trail into Main Street.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 21, 2007.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: KERA (Television station : Texas), 1986 9781421305417
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Other title West of the imagination (Television program)
Publisher number1101s Films Media Group
Publisher number1103 Films Media Group

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