Empire Building

These videos and podcasts by eminent scholars, master teachers, and other speakers open a variety of ways to explore American history. The presentations range from two- or three-minute interview clips to hour-long lectures. Whether you watch them in class, assign them to your students for homework, or download them to your iPod for a long road trip, each one can give you new insight into the past.

Multimedia from Other Sub-Eras

Imperialism & the Spanish American War

Speaker(s): David Stanley

Morgan: American Financier

Speaker(s): Jean Strouse

Parks and Politics: A Look at Federal Land

Speaker(s): Patricia Limerick