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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, Mar 21, 2013 - 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, Mar 21, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

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

Monday, Mar 25, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (IDAHO)

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

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

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