This video study guide, with answer key, follows Mankind The Story of All Us - Episode 12 (New Frontiers). This video was given by the History Channel to all high schools across the nation. Check your schools library or media center. Is also currently available in its entirety on YouTube and Netflix.
Episode Description (From History Channel): Mankind builds increasingly complex systems, feeding billions of people, reshaping the landscape and re-engineering the human body. Modern food cultivation enables population explosions while uranium enables incredible destruction. Mankind travels to the moon and performs heart transplants. Globally, people continue to struggle for civil rights, equality and peace. 100,000 years ago there were a few thousand hunter-gatherers on the African savannas. Today there are 7 billion of us in every corner of the globe.
Topics Discussed: The Civil Rights Movement, WWII, Atomic Bombs, The Dust Bowl, changes in agriculture and population, medical improvements (first heart transplant), impact of TV & Media, Alcan Highway, and much more!
***More MANKIND THE STORY OF US***
Episode 1 - Inventors (prehistoric humans, domestication of animals, agricultural revolution, civilization, the Bronze Age, etc.)
Episode 2 - Iron Men (Iron Age, Sparta, Athens, Persian Empire, Rise of China, Democracy)
Episode 3 - Empires (Roman Empire, Rise of Christanity, Jesus Christ, etc.)
Episode 4 - Warriors (Fall of Rome, Vikings, Polynesia, Crusades, Rise of Islam)
Episode 5 - The Plague (The Plague, Mongols, Incan Empire, Columbian Exchange, etc.)
Episode 6 - Survivors (Mongols, China, Columbus, etc)
Episode 7 - New World (Leif Ericson, Aztec, Cortez, Columbus, Columbian Exchange, etc)
Episode 8 - Treasure (Pilgrims, First Thanksgiving, Slave Trade, Pirates, Taj Mahal, etc.)
Episode 9 - Pioneers (Salem Witch Trials, Fur Trade, American Revolution, Captain James Cook, Declaration of Independence, etc.)
Episode 10 - Revolutions (American Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Urbanization, Opium Trade, American Civil War, etc.)
Episode 11 - Speed (Japan, Titanic, Empire State Building, Scramble for Africa, new technologies, etc)
Episode 12 - New Frontiers (WWII, Atomic Bombs, Nuclear Technology, ALCAN Highway, Civil Rights Movement, TV, etc)
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