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Archaeology Videos 1 videos

What is Archaeology?
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Believe it or not, most archaeologists actually don't wear fedoras, carry whips, or fight Nazis. That's only about 32% of the population.

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College 101 Videos 1 videos


Finance Videos 1 videos


Government Videos 11 videos

Giving Power to Congress
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Would it be necessary and proper for Congress to mandate a national nap time? Probably not, but we wouldn't mind it.

Branches of Government
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If our government were a tree, it would be a sad one—only three branches. The three branches of the government look like this: judicial, legislat...

Bill of Rights
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The Bill of Rights was made to protect Americans from too many restrictions and regulations in addition to ensuring our well-being under our govern...

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Humanities Videos 55 videos

Mythology: Keeping Up with the Gods
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The gods and heroes battle it out with monsters in the best of mythology.

Echo and Narcissus
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Today we aren't looking for the most virtuous person, or most likeable, but rather the most disturbing. Will it be Echo, the nymph who is doomed to...

Icarus
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Don't fly too close to the sun, Shmoopers.

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PBIS Videos 42 videos

PBIS: Acceptance and Tolerance of Age
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Old people...blech. Good thing you’ll never have to be one of those, now that you’ve mastered the art of immortality. For those of us who aren...

PBIS: Acceptance of Differences
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There’s no need to fear differences. Embrace them. Unless they’re wielding a chainsaw and running at you in a mask. Then you can fear them a li...

PBIS: Achievement and Excellence
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Don’t be like Dr. Dan who cuts off the wrong leg during surgery. That’s just embarrassing. Okay, yes, it’s also “malpractice,” but that...

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Test Prep Videos 265 videos

AP U.S. History Exam 2.45
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The map in this question doesn't lead to buried treasure, but it leads to something even better. Knowledge! ....You'd still prefer the treasure? .....

AP U.S. History Exam 2.26
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Abraham Lincoln was definitely not a zombie. Be realistic. He was totally a vampire hunter. Whether or not that's what his speech reinforces i...

AP U.S. History Exam 1.2
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What did the Spanish messengers bring with them to North America? Hint: you probably wouldn't be thrilled to get this for your next birthday. 

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U.S. History Videos 11 videos

Why Does the Constitution Still Work for Us?
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Ever heard of a "living document"? They eat and breathe just like the rest of us! They even walk around on their own two legs. Okay, fine—maybe t...

The Puritans and the Division of Church and State
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If the Puritans had gotten their way, religion would play a much larger role in lawmaking these days. Want to know more? Watch the video for all th...

Shays' Rebellion
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Think of the Articles of Confederation as the government's test run that, um, crashed and burned. Thankfully Round 2 went much more smoothly.

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