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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, Jan 16, 2014 - 4:30 AM
"Modern Presidency: Tools of Power"
This program shows that the American Presidency has been transformed since the 1930s. Today, presidents are overtly active in the legislative process: they use the media to appeal directly to the people and they exercise leadership over an "institutional presidency" with thousands of aides.. D

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Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

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