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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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Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 4:30 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

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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)

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?" (IDAHO)

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Federalism: U.S. V. The States" (IDAHO)

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual" (IDAHO)

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 - 4:30 AM "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power" (IDAHO)

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