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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, Feb 14, 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, Feb 14, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

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