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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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Thursday, Mar 14, 2013 - 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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Thursday, Mar 14, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Friday, Mar 15, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Monday, Mar 18, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

Friday, Mar 22, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (IDAHO)

Monday, Mar 25, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

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