Secondary Catalogue

Series: Snapshots of US History


The Great Depression

The Great Depression

In 1929, the value of common stocks and shares began to drop, triggering a decade of unprecedented poverty and hardship. This video details the causes and consequences of the Great Depression, the creation of the Dust Bowl and Roosevelt’s New...Show More
The Jazz Age

The Jazz Age

In the 1920s, the United States was a nation of widespread prosperity, technological advancements and mass production. For many, it was a golden era of glitz and glamour. This video explores key events and themes of the Jazz Age, including the...Show More
The Postwar Era

The Postwar Era

After the Second World War, the United States entered a period of economic stability, prosperity and consumerism. At the same time, Cold War tensions with the Soviet Union escalated. This video looks at prosperity and consumerism, gender and...Show More
The Progressive Era

The Progressive Era

The early twentieth century was a time of important social change and political reform in the United States, championing the rights of workers, women and immigrants. This video explores the aftermath of the Industrial Revolution and the...Show More