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U.S. Civics

The government of the United States and the individual states and localities; how these institutions work, the Constitution, division of powers, states' rights, etc.; and political principles such as rights, justice, and freedom, if connected to the American experience. Note that U.S. Geography has its own category (http://www.watchknow.org/Default.aspx?Category=150).

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What is the 14th Amendment
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The history of civil rights, and controversial cases in law history and historical events leading to the 14th amendment.
Found by freealan in U.S. Civics
October 2, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Celebrities in Politics
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In a Path to the Podium video, see how celebrities get involved in politics. While some celebrities stump for causes or candidates, the celebrities in this video take it to the next level by holding political office. (2:48)
May 15, 2012 at 11:55 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Coburn on 60 Minutes "Is the Senate Broken?"
From YouTube, produced by 60 Minutes
CBS 60 Minutes anchor, Steve Kroft, poses the question 'Is the U.S. Senate broken?' to Dr. Coburn and other lawmakers. Coburn explains the dysfunction and political games being played in Washington and the trail of destruction, wasteful spending and ... [more]
November 16, 2012 at 08:29 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Targeting 14th Amendment
From cbsnews.com, produced by CBS
This video is about the 14th amendment and how the Republican Party would like to change the amendments requirement for citizenship. Gives statistics and would be a great start for a debate. 02:18 run time
Found by freealan in U.S. Civics
October 2, 2010 at 11:15 AM
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The 15 Amendment
From revver.com
A vague explanation without any history or cause and effect. At best a brief introduction.
Found by freealan in U.S. Civics
October 2, 2010 at 11:25 AM
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