This past school year, the AEA Collaborative Group focused on selecting digital video content on United States history topics. AEA Digital Library is part of the Iowa AEA Online suite of resources at http://www. iowaaeaonline.org. Access using your school building username and password. If you need assistance, please contact your school teacher librarian or one of the AEA 267 librarians.
Between 1776 and 1959, the United States grew from 13 colonies to 50 states. This video presents a timeline of expansion, covering the wars, migrations, annexations, and government purchases that established and increased U.S. territory © 2011, Mazzarella Media. Grade Level(s): 5 – 9
The United States is led by the president, but it was once ruled by a king. This engaging and light-hearted account of early American history examines how and why the United States declared its independence from Great Britain. It highlights the lives and records of the first eleven U.S. presidents: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk.© 2010, Disney Educational Productions.Grade Level(s): 3 – 5
At the start of World War II, Japan already has a small empire, but it wants to expand. After taking China, Japan bombs the American fleet so it can have a free hand over the Pacific. But the tactic backfires, leading to the U.S. entrance into the war, two atom bombs, and Japan’s eventual defeat. © 2011, New Dimension Media. Grade Level(s): 7 – 12
For questions regarding AEA Digital Library please contact Cheryl Carruthers, AEA 267 Librarian.