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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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Monday, Jul 29, 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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Monday, Jul 29, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

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