The American West: The Reality Video

Video title: The Reality

Use this American History video entitled The Reality of The American West to study the hardships of life faced by settlers on the frontier, the heavy-handed methods used by the U.S. government to acquire western lands; the brutal clashes between white settlers and Native Americans; and the failed dreams of pioneers and gold prospectors.

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The American West: The Reality Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • American West Reality. Learn about The Reality of The American West. Discover how the belief in Manifest Destiny and the dreams of fortune-seekers forged the western frontier and understand the hardships faced by settlers on the frontier.
  • Survey the development of the mythical western hero as portrayed in literature and on-screen, from Natty Bumppo to the Virginian to Shane and the Lone Ranger.
  • Gain insight to the heavy-handed methods used by the U.S. government to acquire western lands, the brutal clashes between white settlers and Native Americans, and the failed dreams of pioneers and gold prospectors.
  • Explore legends that grew up around the real-life exploits of frontiersmen such as Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, and Kit Carson.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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