This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how the U.S. government viewed its position in world affairs. Further, inquiry is encouraged through a focus on governmental policies such as Lend Lease, the Neutrality Acts of the 1930s, and the pe...

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

D-Day: 40 Years Ago | Carolina Journal (1984)
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Part 1 of the D-Day: 40 Years Ago special of Carolina Journal. Veterans from both Axis and Allied powers gather to remember their experiences on D-Day, and to honor the fallen.
Pearl Harbor | South Carolina's Greatest Generation
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On December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked by air, by the Japanese. Nine South Carolinians were killed along with 1,168 of their shipmates on board the Battleship Arizona. The nation was now at...
Return To Normandy | South Carolinians In WW II
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, many veterans make the journey to France to remember the battle that took place. For the remaining veterans still alive, this...
A Time to Fight, Part 1
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This episode follows our veterans from their childhoods to the attack on Pearl Harbor and following through to the first battles of the war in North Africa, Italy and Sicily. Additional sections...
The Island War, Part 1
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Veterans recall the brutality of war with the Japanese, their allegiance to their emperor, the tropical heat, the jungle, the danger of the rocky reefs, and the threat of malaria, for which they took...
The Rising Sun, Part 1
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This segment includes the Marine Corps Hymn, reflections on the attraction that the Marine Corps has for young people who want to serve, and memories of some individuals who made the decision to sign...
Vanishing Generation, Part 1
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World War II is the most important event of the 20th Century. It changed everything. Fifty million people died in World War II, including 405,000 Americans. The United States became a world power, the...
Vanishing Generation, Part 2
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World War II occurred during the 1940s when segregation was still the norm in America. The African Americans who fought were in a segregated army even overseas in England. One of the reasons the...
James F. Byrnes | Palmetto Special

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This lesson consists of film and videotapes taken from events in Mr. Byrnes' career. We are fortunate in this program that we can actually see and hear Mr. Byrnes himself. The news films were...