Section 7: Becoming a World Leader
Fasttrack to America's Past

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Suggested historical videos for this section America: The Story of Us video series on DVD, the episodes titled "Boom," "Bust," and "World War II."

The World Wars video series on DVD uses historical film and re-enactments to trace the people and events of WW I and WW II.  It aired on the History Channel, and the DVDs can be purchased on their web site, but also check and

The Century: America's Time is a series produced by ABC News that can still be found on VHS tape (check or on YouTube (look for the best quality uploads).  It has many superb segments about events and people of this time period.
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