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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, Oct 28, 2012 - 1:00 AM    "Courts: Our Rule of Law" This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics.. D

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Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Media: Inside Story" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (LEARN/CREATE)

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