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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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Friday, Jan 24, 2014 - 4:30 AM    "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize, and elect candidates who will pursue policies they favor; and the need for campaigns to increase voter turnout by educating citizens about the importance and influence of their vote.. D

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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)

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

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