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American Institute for Education

Overview
Works: 139 works in 254 publications in 2 languages and 4,104 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  History  Educational films  Biography  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 973.3
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Most widely held works by American Institute for Education
The Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story behind the creation of the Declaration of Independence, from the Stamp Act to the Boston Tea Party; from Paine's Common Sense to the creation of the Continental Army. Also includes accounts of the courage and determination of the founding fathers
The industrial revolution by Hugh Baddeley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the innovations that marked the transition of the world from an agricultural community to an industrial one started in 18th century England
World War I : cause and effect( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses causes of World War I, the war itself, and the effects of the war
The American Revolution by Allen C Guelzo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On April 19, 1775 the "shot heard round the world" was fired at the Battle of Lexington and Concord beginning America's Revolutionary War. Under the leadership of George Washington, thousands of brave American soldiers suffered terrible hardships and won stunning victories in their fight for independence from England. Learn how 13 English colonies became the United States of America in their quest for freedom
World War II : cause and effect by American Institute for Education( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newsreel footage provides an overview of of World War II. Includes: the rise and fall of Adolph Hitler and Nazi Germany; decisive battles in Europe, Asia and North Africa; Pearl Harbor and the war in the Pacific; the decision to use the atomic bomb on Japan; post-war Europe and the beginning of the Cold War
Thomas Edison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life of Thomas Edison is a true 'rags to riches' story. Through hard work and determination, he helped in creating the modern world in which we live today"--Container
The American dream by John K Roth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video history of the United States from the colonial period to the Clinton Administration
Our Federal Government( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This informative video for kids examines the three branches of our federal government. You'll learn about the history and functions of the United States Congress, the Supreme Court and the Presidency. How bills become laws. How we elect our President and members of Congress. Our system of checks and balances."
Martin Luther King, Jr. : a man and his dream( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this document of his life, you'll learn about the history of the Civil Rights Movement
Legends of the wild wild west( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the history of the American West and its legendary characters. Some were honorable, others notorious. Included are: Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, Frank and Jesse James, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Sitting Bull, Annie Oakley, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Calamity Jane, John Wesley Hardin, Bat Masterson, Isaac Parker (the hanging judge), Wild Bill Hickok, Wovoka, Chief Joseph, Belle Starr, Bill Pickett, Buffalo Bill, and the buffalo soldiers
Gandhi by James Cameron( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi was a man of peace who spent most of his life preaching nonviolence to gain equality and freedom for the people of India. This informative program explores his struggle against the mighty British Empire and her colonies of India and South Africa
The Statue of Liberty by Andy Warhol( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Statue of Liberty, from her creation in France to her restoration in 1986. Also gives details about the men who created her, the technology used to manufacture, ship and erect her in New York Harbor, and how she grew to represent the American dream to millions of immigrants
Henry Ford by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry Ford was a man unique to his world. A man whose vision and drive created the backbone of the Industrial Revolution : the American automobile industry. From humble beginnings, Henry Ford used his natural gift for mathematics and his love for machines to propel himself into history. He was a pioneer in automobile technology and revolutionozed the mass production assembly line."
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Margaret Boone-Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America. Focuses on the extraordinary life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
The Bill of Rights by United States( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program details the struggle between the Federalists to ratify the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. You'll learn how Virginia's Declaration of Rights, authored by George Mason, became the basis for the first ten amendments, as well as how James Madison pushed the Bill of Rights through Congress
Famous explorers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at 15 men and their journeys of exploration
Van Gogh by Grose Evans( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent van Gogh died an impoverished failure in the eyes of the world. The letters he wrote to his brother allow us to gain insight into his tormented life and works
Mandela : man of vision( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life of Nelson Mandela
Our founding fathers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America was founded upon the basic principles of "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness". The men who instilled these principles over 200 years ago are known as our founding fathers. Here we examine their extraordinary lives
Michelangelo by Creighton Gilbert( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of Michelangelo, a sculptor, painter, and architect
 
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