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“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat
George Santayana, 20th century essayist and philosopher.
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school system has lost its way in teaching the
subject, and most college instructors are more interested in
shaping students' political ideologies than fostering sound knowledge.
This has left too many people ill-informed
about how the United States
came to be, and why its government is structured the way it is.
who truly want to make a difference know the benefit of understanding
what has worked to
make this nation better--and what has been detrimental. Of
course, time is precious and information needs to be delivered in a
straightforward manner. You want the basics, the main and the
plain--without all the drama and emotional manipulation.
good news is that you don't need to dole out a wad of cash for
U.S. History textbooks.
We've got you
covered with the essential narrative about this nation, written for
people who know how to think for themselves.
Online edition of The American
Testimony book series:
Best DVD Series on United States History!
Testimony video series was first introduced during
the VHS era, before there were Hi-Def widescreen, surround-sound home
theater systems. And though the last update (digital
remastering for the DVD
release) was back in 2006, this
19-hour, deeply engaging
video chronicle still holds up because of its CONTENT.
one has told this nation's story better. Not PBS, not the
History Channel -- no one!
toward students (high school / college level), history enthusiasts, and
aspiring U.S. citizens, these 10 U.S. History DVDs (in 2 sets of 5 DVDs
each) bring America's story into
clear perspective. (For a more complete breakdown on the
each disc, check out the DVD guides.)
These are NOT boring classroom lecture videos! They are
visually-rich documentaries, using news footage, archival photographs,
illustrations from antiquity, and filmed
reenactments to bring history to life. (These Sample
Clips offer an idea of how the story is told.)
video series at an astoundingly affordable price:
we want to avert the next Great Depression, we'd better learn the REAL
lessons from the last big one!
public school through college, we've all been sold the "official story"
about the Great Depression: the stock market crashed due to greedy
over-speculation; individual families worsened the banking crisis by
hoarding their savings; and most Americans were hopelessly jobless and
hungry -- until President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal program
restored the economy and put everyone back to work. Yay!
There are actually a few little slivers of truth
in the "official story," but on the whole, it's a heaping load of crap.
Depression and FDR's New Deal is a movie that dispenses
with the old smoke-screen
mythology and focuses on evidence-based reality.
In the past, too many documentarians have tried to
influence everyone's political views, instead of simply providing the
complete, objective information needed to truly create a better future.
That's where our film stands out from the crowd.
Check out a bit of it for yourself. We've uploaded
the first 5 minutes of this film on YouTube. SEE IT HERE.
Then come back and get the whole 88-minute movie for yourself:
find texts of all the great documents, speeches, and letters
that defined our nation? They're all here at history2u.com!
The Constitution of the United
States, Mayflower Compact, Gettysburg Address,
and many, many other vital documents of American History are stored in
our online library to give you a quick, one-stop center for reference
Whether you're writing an essay for school, or just need to confirm
what is and what is not a guaranteed constitutional right, you will be
equipped with the tools you need to get it fast and straight.
To access the list of our historical documents collection, CLICK
Teachers (including Homeschoolers): if you're seeking ways to
incorporate our DVDs into your curriculum materials, we have handy
guides to help.
If you are familiar with our movies, you already know that they
are visually riveting, with no boring "talking head" lecturers on the
screen. Since this is a superior method keeping viewers'
attention, it is understandable that conscientious educators and
homeschool parents would want to use our videos in their lesson plans.
The DVD Chapter Guides explain
the content covered in each segment, as well at the video running
times, so that you can synchronize texts and daily lessons to easily
accessible sequences on each DVD. (We authored our DVD movies
with menus showing each segment, enabling you to go quickly to that
point in the presentation.)
To access the list of DVD guides: CLICK
Why some history2u bestsellers are no longer on our order page:
internet streaming services are terrific for entertainment movies and
TV shows (which may only be watched once or twice) DVD
remains the video delivery format of choice for educational
programming, Nevertheless, we can see how the trend is moving,
and can no longer justify bulk pressings of thousands of DVDs from the
Some titles in our catalog no longer
sell as fast as others, and we simply don't want to end up with a lot
of unsold DVDs on our shelves. And so, we have ceased
manufacturing orders on several of our classic titles.
assured that these discontinued items have not vanished
permanently...yet. There are many copies of each DVD title in
stock, and we will eventually offer a clearance sale to make them available at rock bottom prices. Keep checking in with us for upcoming details; you won't want to miss out.
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