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"Remember the Maine" the Beginnings of War


"Remember the Maine" the Beginnings of War

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This learning object within the Library of Congress system explains the use of the newly invented medium of motion pictures as a documentary device during the Spanish-American War.  It has a nine paragraph narrative section explaining the implementation of motion pictures by the Edison Manufacturing Company and the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company,  along with a chronology of the developments of the war itself.  Embedded in the text are links to the actual video clips... More
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 14, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 23, 2008
Submitter: Sam Lorber


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Real Player or other streaming video application
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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