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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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Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 - 3:30 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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Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jan 5, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jan 6, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jan 9, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Jan 12, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (IDAHO)

Friday, Jan 13, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Monday, Jan 16, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

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