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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, Apr 11, 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, Apr 11, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (IDAHO)

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (IDAHO)

Friday, Apr 19, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

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