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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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Friday, Jul 12, 2013 - 4:30 AM    "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution.. D

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Friday, Jul 12, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jul 22, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

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