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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, Apr 19, 2013 - 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, 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)

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

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

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

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