For every required school reading there is a perfect Retro Report video to add context. Here are some popular books often assigned by E.L.A/English teachers, and the videos that offer historical background and connections to current events. Team up with a teacher across the hall to enhance your students’ critical thinking skills and content knowledge. […]
This collection features over 50 videos and lessons that align to all five AP Gov units. Unit 1: Foundation of American Democracy The Retro Report resources here focus on debates in Federalism, including immigration and disaster response. Sanctuary Cities: An Uproar That Began Long Ago Immigration in the 1990s: Proposition 187 The Minneapolis Bridge Collapse […]
This collection contains over 75 films for use in the AP United States History course. The resources for Units 8 and 9 are separated by topic. Pre-1900 (Periods 4-6): The films and lessons in this section focus on two political party conventions of the 1800s and an essential period of indigenous history that began during westward […]
Human actions and interactions with ecosystems across the globe, like the construction of nuclear power plants, deforestation and the reintroduction of species to old habitats, have significant consequences. This collection helps students explore the effects of environmental policies and processes, giving an understanding of the profound impact humans have on the planet. Healing the Ozone: […]
Political parties are no stranger to tensions and upheaval, and those battles often play out publicly in presidential nominating conventions. Whether its slavery, immigration, segregation or war, the dominant issues of the day become fractious political lines. Election of 1860: Slavery Splits the Democrats 1860 is remembered as landing one of America’s most revered and […]
From Lyndon Johnson’s “Daisy” to Hillary Clinton’s “It’s 3 A.M.,” Image Makers goes behind the scenes of some of our most historically influential political ads with the people who made them. Daisy: Political Ads That Shaped the Battle for the White House Perhaps the most famous political ad of all time, this early television spot […]
Two “superpowers,”the United States and the Soviet Union, emerged from the devastation of World War II. Mistrust, fear, and deep ideological differences between the two nations led to a Cold War that lasted more than forty years – and still reverberates today. Putin’s Nuclear Threats Evoke Cold War Tensions of the Cuban Missile Crisis Russia’s […]
A former park ranger is on the hunt to complete a collection of posters by artists commissioned by the government celebrating national parks.
A worldwide effort to heal damage to the ozone layer is showing early progress.