Just the Facts: Documents of Destiny - Transformation & Industrialization (2003)

Genres - Children's/Family, History  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Social History, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Geared towards junior high and high school aged students, Just the Facts: Documents of Destiny - Transformation focuses on the years following the Civil War, and discusses the progress and setbacks in the healing process, as well as emphasizing the post-war economic recovery and continued racial tension. Among the topics included are the Treaty of Fort Laramie, the Interstate Commerce Act, and the failed Sherman Antitrust Act, which attempted to outlaw any business monopolies that restrained free trade. Besides analyzing significant historical documents of our time, a variety of noted educators and historians offer insight surrounding America's post-Civl War development.

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