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Workshop 5: Lectures & Activities
2-Hour Workshops (Real-Time Broadcast, Videotape, or Video on Demand)

You can receive graduate credit only if you take all eight workshops in two-hour
sessions. Find out more about graduate credit.

Choose the series of activities below based on whether you are viewing a real-time
broadcast on the Annenberg Channel, a videotape, or Video on Demand.

Viewing Real-Time Broadcast:
Watch the full program, then do each of the activities below.

Viewing Videotapes or Video on Demand:
Watch each video segment listed below, pausing after each one to do the related activity.

All times are approximate




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Watch Full Program:

57
minutes

Watch Lecture One:
Cans, Coal, and Corporations
transcript

15
minutes

15
minutes
(04:00-18:40)

Do Activity One:
The Most Important Inventions of the 1890s

10
minutes

10
minutes

10
minutes

Watch Onscreen Activity One:
The Most Important Inventions of the 1890s

4
minutes

4
minutes
(18:40-22:40)

Reflect on Onscreen Activity One:
The Most Important Inventions of the 1890s

10
minutes

10
minutes

10
minutes

Watch Lecture Two:
Chicago World's Fair
transcript

5
minutes

5
minutes
(22:40-27:10)

Do Activity Two:
Campaign for World's Fair 2010

30
minutes

35
minutes

35
minutes

Watch Onscreen Activity Two:
Campaign for World's Fair 2010

17
minutes

17
minutes
(27:10-43:50)

Reflect on Onscreen Activity Two:
Campaign for World's Fair 2010

8
minutes

10
minutes

10
minutes

Watch Lecture Three:
Unrest in 1893 and the Closing of the American Frontier
transcript

9
minutes

9
minutes
(43:50-53:15)

Do Activity Three:
Final Thoughts on the Events of 1893

5
minutes

5
minutes

5
minutes


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Note: Readings and viewing A Biography of America videos are not included here. These should be completed prior to attending the workshop session. See Before You Watch for more information.

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