World Biography

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Mother Theresa Biography
From, produced by World Wide Ent
This four minute video is an overview of this Romanian nun. Provides good depth, but some students may have a problem with the accents. Very good overall.
July 3, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Ancient History Revealed: Hypatia
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Hypatia was a Greek mathmatican who managed her own philosophy school. She also made advances in algebra and revolutionized astronomy and this 2:28 video shows a glimpse of her life. Motivating for girls.
February 26, 2012 at 09:50 PM
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Attila the Hun - Legends and Legacy
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This 6 minute video shows the different sides of Attila's life and deeds and his legend. Attila led the Huns for eight short but dramatic years, but his sons were unable to follow in his footsteps.  The Hunnic Empire reached its height during Attila'... [more]
April 29, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Bill Richmond, Tom Molineaux Black Boxers in london 1810
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Bill Richmond was a black man who ran his own business in 1800's London. A champion boxer he took on white boxer Tom Cribb, who was younger and heavier in a national title fight in 1805. He lost the fight but used his earnings to set up a pub and box... [more]
February 12, 2012 at 04:26 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Attila the Hun (Sung to the tune of "Here Comes the Rain Again" by Eurythmics)
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This video sung to the tune of "Here Comes the Rain Again" will teach older students about the life of Attila the Hun. He was called the Scourge of God and some say he died from a nose bleed. This is a great resource to help build background knowledg... [more]
May 7, 2012 at 11:04 PM
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Mini Bio
From, produced by Biography Channel
After the 1979 Islamic revolution, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad entered politics. He was elected President of Iran in 2005. His pursuit of a nuclear program and anti-Israeli rhetoric has put him at odds with the United Nations. In this video clip, learn more ... [more]
November 8, 2012 at 12:08 AM
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History Of The Empires
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This animated video shows the spread of some of the largest empires known. Students would benefit from a world map of their own as well as a word wall with all of the empires listed. Deals mainly with Europe and Africa. Some segments aren't empires. ... [more]
January 13, 2011 at 10:06 PM
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