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19th century turning points in U.S. history.

Additional authors: Ambrose Video Publishing.
Published by : Ambrose Video Publishing. Physical details: 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Year: 2002
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America entered the 19th century as an agricultural nation of 16 states and 5.3 million people. By the end of the century, the nation was an industrial power of 45 states and 76 million people. This series of eight programs is chaptered into 55 stand-alone segments that highlight significant historical events, scientific milestones and cultural achievements.

Volume 3: 1827-1846 1831 – CYRUS McCORMICK DEMONSTRATES HIS MECHANICAL REAPER 1831 – NAT TURNER BEGINS HIS REBELLION 1832 – BLACK HAWK WAR ENDS WITH MASSACRE AT BAD AXE RIVER 1836 – ALAMO FALLS 1845 – EDGAR ALLEN POE PUBLISHES “THE RAVEN” 1846 – THE DONNER PARTY STARTS WEST 1846 – UNITED STATES DECLARES WAR ON MEXICO

Volume 4: 1846-1860 1846 – DR.MORTON DEMONSTRATES PAINLESS SURGERY USING ETHER 1848 – GOLD IS DISCOVERED AT SUTTER’S MILL 1849 – TREATY BETWEEN U.S. AND HAWAIIAN ISLANDS 1852 – HARRIET BEECHER STOWE PUBLISHES “UNCLE TOM’S CABIN” 1854 – COMMODORE PERRY LANDS IN JAPAN 1858 – LINCOLN DOUGLAS DEBATES BEGIN 1860 – PONY EXPRESS MAIL SERVICE BEGINS