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Democracy In America

Democracy in America, a video course for high school civics teachers covers topics of civic knowledge, skills, and dispositions recommended by The Civics Framework for the National Assessment of Educational Progress developed by the U.S. Department of Education. The 15 half-hour video programs, hosted by national television correspondent Ren

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Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:30 AM    "Courts: Our Rule of Law" This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics.. D

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Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:30 PM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Media: Inside Story" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00 PM "Media: Inside Story" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:30 PM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 - 12:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (LEARN/CREATE)

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