Andrew Marr's History of the World

Andrew Marr examines some key figures and events from history. A BBC production.
  • 2019
  • Added on: 08/07/2019

Digging History

Check out the comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide linked to this News in Review segment, featuring a broad range of lesson plans and activities.
  • 2003
  • Added on: 12/15/2003

Diving for Clues to Canadian History

Check out the comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide linked to this News in Review segment, featuring a broad range of lesson plans and activities.
  • 2010
  • Added on: 03/15/2010

Revising the History of the Americas

Check out the comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide linked to this News in Review segment, featuring a broad range of lesson plans and activities.
  • 2011
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

Kosovo: Repeating History

Check out the comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide linked to this News in Review segment, featuring a broad range of lesson plans and activities.
  • 1998
  • Added on: 11/15/1998

The Secret Life of Canada

The Secret Life of Canada is a podcast that takes an unconventional look at Canada's history and uncovers stories not told in our history books.View the Secret Life of Canada curriculum package
  • 2019
  • Added on: 08/22/2019

Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History

The history of black people in Britain is frequently reduced to the story of recent black settlement. But that is not where this extraordinary cross-continental relationship begins. Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History re-tells the story of black people in the UK and – to do so – travels to the United States, Jamaica, South Africa and Sierra Leone. Forgotten art vaults ...
  • 2020
  • Added on: 02/14/2020

Canadian History: A Conversation

To encourage an important dialogue about Canada’s history, CBC hosted a series of Facebook Live digital conversations in spring 2017 to accompany broadcast of the series Canada: The Story of Us. The goal was to foster discussion and debate about the series, its stories and generally, what’s on the minds of Canadians when it comes to Canada’s history.
  • 2017
  • Added on: 08/29/2017

The National ViewPoint | Why it's time for Black History Month to go

Writer Bee Quammie delves into Black History Month in Canada: "There is no benefit to treating black history like something that goes stale by March 1st, because Black Canadian history is Canadian history."
  • 2017
  • 00:02:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2017

News in Review - May 1991 The Kurds: Another Displaced People

The tragedy of the Kurds is the starting point for examining displaced peoples throughout history.
  • 1991
  • 00:10:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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The Dawn of the Eye: The History of Film and TV News

From the richest news archives in the world comes the landmark production The Dawn of the Eye: The History of Film and TV News, a six-hour documentary series capturing the 100 year history of the visual news form. From the Lumière brothers' 1896 newsreel of the coronation of Czar Nicholas II to the satellite age, this archival video encyclopedia is the ...
  • 2016
  • Added on: 06/21/2016

Canada: A People's History TRP, Grades 5 to 9

The Grades 5-9 Teacher Resource Package (TRP) for Canada: A People's History is a classroom-ready tool that makes learning interesting and relevant. Spanning a time period of 15 000 B.C. to 1900 A.D., the first ten episodes of the video series are a perfect match to the grades 5-9 curriculum. A Project Plan Section The TRP offers eight 2-3 week ...
  • 2013
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Canadian Museum of Nature

Explore nature in the field, in the lab, and behind the scenes with researchers from Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences. This series of videos on timely subjects connects nature’s past, present and future.
  • 2019
  • Added on: 04/04/2019

Canada: A People's History TRP, Grades 10 to 12

The Grades 10-12 Teacher Resource Package for Canada: A People's History is a classroom-ready tool that provides thematic and cross-disciplinary content to support the entire 30-hour video series, making it a truly invaluable teaching tool for today's educator. 45 Lesson Plans support all 16 episodes of Canada: A People's History, each written at the high school level by a subject-area ...
  • 2013
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Andrew Marr's History of the World Haiti Revolution

Inspired by the French Revolution, African slaves in Haiti rose up against slave owners.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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News in Review - March 1991 Civilians in War

This historical retrospective looks at the fate of civilians in war.
  • 1991
  • 00:10:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1991

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Opioid tea trade in China

During Britain’s Industrial Revolution, trade with China was opened up, albeit illegally with the Chinese Opium Wars at the ports of Guangzhou.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/28/2020

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CANAdooDAday Viola Desmond

The story of one of Canada’s most famous civil rights icons, and the soon-to-be- face of the $10 bill is told.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:20
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/11/2017

CBC News Vancouver 125: Origins of Chinatown and DTES

In this report created to celebrate Vancouver's 125th anniversary, CBC's Tim Weekes looks at the tumultuous past of Vancouver's storied Chinatown and Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhoods.
  • 2011
  • 00:03:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2018

Canada: A People's History

The complete landmark documentary series follows events from pre-history to 1990. Charting the country's past, this series chronicles the rise and fall of empires, the clash of great armies and epoch-making rebellions. The vibrant story is one of courage, daring and folly, told through the personal testimonies of the everyday men and women who lived it — trappers and traders, ...
  • 2014
  • Added on: 09/25/2014

Back in Time for Dinner

One family takes on a dramatic social experiment – their home becomes a virtual time machine, transformed week by week. They eat their way through 70 years of Canadian home life and national history.
  • 2018
  • Added on: 06/28/2018

Rewind

Rewind host Michael Enright delves into more than 75 years of CBC Radio history. Rewind opens a window on the past, but it does more than that. It uses the CBC Radio Archives as a tool to help listeners understand how our past informs our present.
  • 2014
  • Added on: 09/25/2014

Andrew Marr's History of the World The Dutch East India Company

The Dutch competed against the English in the battle for the Banda Islands, for which Nathaniel Courthope gave his life trying to gain the British access to nutmeg. The world was trading, and countries around the world had no option but to join in.
  • 2012
  • 00:06:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/27/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Cyrus the Great

In the ruins of Sardis, the capital of Lydia in what is now Turkey, Andrew Marr tells the story of King Croesus' encounter with the Persian King Cyrus the Great.
  • 2012
  • 00:09:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/24/2020

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