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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, Sep 9, 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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More Democracy In America on IDAHO (MT)
Monday, Sep 9, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jan 10, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

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