||The First Measured Century – The Other Way of Looking at American History
The First Measured Century – The Other Way of Looking at American History.
||The First Measured Century: Introduction (2:26); World's Fair: 1893 (2:10); "Frontier Thesis" (5:53); U.S. Immigration (6:10); Race and Eugenics (6:02); Sorting Races and Quotas (5:25); Combating Social Conditions (6:46); American Sociology (6:54); Consumerism (4:17); Muncie, Indiana (4:27); Consumer Society (4:57); "Middletown" (2:44); Credits: The First Measured Century: 1900-1930 (1:43);
||The three-hour PBS program The First Measured Century, tells the story of America by the numbers through the eyes of those who did the measuring and the interpreting, often in highly controversial and unusual circumstances. Part One includes: Closing of the Frontier, Scientific Racism, The Children's Bureau, Middletown, and Recent Social Trends.
|General note||Originally released by PBS, 2000.|
|General note||Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on February 01, 2019.|
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|Interest grade level
||9 - 12, Academic/AP
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|Publisher number||169064 Infobase|
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