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 30 films and lessons for use in AP Human Geography, across nearly all units for the course. Unit 1: Thinking Geographically This first unit is about examining the essential ideas and skills used by geographers. Most of the resources in this section examine Human-Environmental Interaction. Tracking the Python Threat in the […]
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 […]
What obligation does the United States have toward people who are uprooted by war?
Russian President Vladimir Putin controls the world’s largest nuclear arsenal, and his invasion of Ukraine is a reminder that Russia, the U.S. and many other countries have thousands of nuclear missiles, even as safeguards once in place have fallen away.
In the Cold War, North Korean Communists invaded South Korea. President Truman’s decision to intervene had consequences that shape the world today.
In the heat of the Cold War, Joe McCarthy’s anti-communist crusade became a media sensation.
After the Soviet Union sent the first human safely into orbit, the U.S. government doubled down on its effort to win the race to the moon.
A Soviet blockade around Berlin cut the divided city off from the West. But in 1948 U.S. and British pilots began to fly food, fuel and medicine to the Allied sectors.
The use of the defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War continues to cast a dark shadow over both American veterans and Vietnamese citizens.