Schedule banner

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

Visit the Democracy In America website

Episode Description
Friday, Oct 5, 2012 - 3:30 AM    "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize, and elect candidates who will pursue policies they favor; and the need for campaigns to increase voter turnout by educating citizens about the importance and influence of their vote.. D

Pacific Time

View Mountain


More Democracy In America on IDAHO (PT)
Friday, Oct 5, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 3:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 - 3:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

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)

Idaho PTV Homepage Idaho PTV Homepage