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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, Sep 6, 2012 - 4:30 AM
"Modern Presidency: Tools of Power"
This program shows that the American Presidency has been transformed since the 1930s. Today, presidents are overtly active in the legislative process: they use the media to appeal directly to the people and they exercise leadership over an "institutional presidency" with thousands of aides.. D

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More Democracy In America on IDAHO (MT)
Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity" (IDAHO)

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Courts: Our Rule of Law" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Media: Inside Story" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Public Opinion: Voice of the People" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents" (IDAHO)

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy" (IDAHO)

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Interest Groups: Organizing to Influence" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Citizenship: Making Government Work" (IDAHO)

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