Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and The Presidency AV DVD-ROM - AV Item

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The educator's DVD-ROM extends the Andrew Jackson documentary into the classroom. Video clips, Q & A, activities, maps, political cartoons, literature and historical documents bring the subject to life. Video segments on the DVD-ROM and website include over 70 minutes of additional video packaged into six key themes: Slavery, Indian Removal, The Power of Women, The Corporation, Reinventing the Presidency and Was Jackson a Good President.

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Features:

  • Length: 120 minutes
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Production Year: 2008
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 120 minutes
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Production Year: 2008
  • Country of Origin: United States

Episode Details:

Perhaps America's most celebrated 19th-century icon, Andrew Jackson cut a unique political swath in two terms as president, angering foes and perplexing supporters. Two centuries later, Jackson remains an enigma: war hero and common killer, a champion of the common man who owned slaves. This intriguing documentary offers an unvarnished portrait of a leader frequently larger than life. This DVD-ROM Toolkit offers a comprehensive collection of video clips for use in the classroom, discussion questions, activities, maps, political cartoons, literature, and historical documents. The learning material is designed to engage and inspire students, thus maximizing retention. The DVD-ROM and Web site include numerous clips from the original documentary plus more than 70 minutes of additional video.
The DVD Rom contains clilps designed for use in the classroom and does not include the full documentary. For additional resources visit:.pbs.org/kcet/andrewjackson

Features

  • 19 video excerpts from the documentary
  • 12 bonus videos featuring key themes and debates
  • Lesson plans for middle, high school and advanced levels
  • WebQuests and links to online resources
  • Over 80 primary sources
  • Glossery of key terms and an interactive timeline
  • User Guide PDF