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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, Nov 5, 2013 - 11:30 PM    "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, Nov 5, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (LEARN/CREATE)

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