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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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Sunday, Sep 30, 2012 - 1:30 AM
"Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"
This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution.. D

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Sunday, Sep 30, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Sep 30, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Sep 30, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Sep 30, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

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