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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, Feb 24, 2019 - 3:00 AM
"Modern Presidency: Tools of Power"
This program shows that the American Presidency has been transformed since the 1930s. Today, presidents are overtly active in the legislative process: they use the media to appeal directly to the people and they exercise leadership over an "institutional presidency" with thousands of aides.. D

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Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 - 3:00 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 - 3:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 - 3:30 PM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 - 3:00 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 - 3:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 - 3:00 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 - 3:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 - 3:00 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 - 3:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (LEARN/CREATE)

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