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The Civil War

Pathé cinéma (France); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.

New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group 2012], ©1990

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  • Title:
    The Civil War
  • Author: Pathé cinéma (France); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
  • Subjects: American Civil War (1861-1865); United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; 1861-1865; Educational films; History; Internet videos; Educational films; Internet videos
  • Contents: America of the North (4:11) -- America of the South (3:36) -- Freedom vs. Slavery (3:01) -- The West and North are in League Against the South (2:08) -- A Country Divided (3:10) -- War is No Picnic (2:25) -- An Army of Young Men (2:14) -- "Army Life is Right Boring" (3:29) -- The First Modern War (2:38) -- Battle of Gettysburg Begins (4:08) -- Battle on Cemetery Hill (4:52) -- Bloodiest War in U.S. History (3:07) -- "I Have a Dream" (Credits) (3:01).
    This program offers a portrait of the United States in 1860 and describes the events of the Civil War: secession and the election of Jefferson Davis; the attack on Ft. Sumter; the initial enthusiasm for a heroic, romantic war; the first two years of war, with most of the fighting taking place between Washington and Richmond; the modern aspects of the war-the use of trains, the telegraph, the camera, automatic arms, iron-clad ships and mines; the Emancipation Proclamation; and a detailed analysis of the Battle of Gettysburg-the turning point of the war which would rage on for two more years.
    Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
    Title from distributor's description.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group
  • Creation Date: 2012], ┬ę1990
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (42 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 817233409
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913916646002931

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