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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, Nov 4, 2012 - 12:30 AM    "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government.. D

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Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 12:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 12:30 PM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 12:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 12:30 PM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (LEARN/CREATE)

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