Power Builders: Leaders and Cities DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC776005
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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Trace the development of the world's great cities. By studying these areas, students consider the many factors that influence the rise of cities and civilizations around the world. Segments cover centuries of European and American history and ingenuity.
  • The Rise Of Feudalism: Examines how Europe's feudal system developed and flourished during the Middle Ages.
  • Renewing Russia: Describes the building of St. Petersburg by Peter the Great as a city that would link east and west.
  • Early Industrial America: Explores the harsh working conditions in the factories described by Upton Sinclair in his novel The Jungle.
  • The Building of New York City: Chronicles the city's rise from humble Dutch settlement to one of the greatest metropolises on Earth.