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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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Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 - 4:30 AM
"Legislatures: Laying Down The Law"
This program explores the idea that legislatures, although contentious bodies, are institutions composed of men and women who make representative democracy work by reflecting and reconciling the wide diversity of views held by Americans.. D

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More Democracy In America on IDAHO (MT)
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)

Friday, Jul 26, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jul 29, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

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