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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, Oct 4, 2012 - 4:30 AM    "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government.. D

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Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (IDAHO)

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Mar 14, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

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

Monday, Mar 18, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

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