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Republic vs. Democracy – What Is The Real Form of the U.S. Government

This is a segment from a film called "Overview of American." It gives you a big-picture vision of why we used to enjoy so much personal freedom and prosperity in America. This video gives you a big-picture vision of why we it was possible and explains in a simple fashion the different systems of government [...]

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2008 Innovations in American Government Awards: Presentations by Finalists (Part 3)

On June 12, 2008, the finalists competing for the 2008 Innovations in American Government Awards presented before the National Selection Committee, chaired ...

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The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8

In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war with England, they weren't of much use when it came to running a country. So, [...]

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The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics #2

In which Craig Benzine teaches you about the United States Congress, and why it's bicameral, and what bicameral means. Craig tells you what the Senate and House of Representatives are for, some of the history of the institutions, and reveal to you just how you can become a representative. It's not that easy. But an [...]

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Congressional Decisions: Crash Course Government and Politics #10

This week Craig breaks out the crystal ball to try and figure out why our congresspeople do the things that they do. We’ll talk about the three motivating factors of congressional decisions - constituency, interest groups, and political parties - and we’ll break down how each of these factors motivate certain actions like casework, public [...]

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US Federalism For Dummies: American Government Review

For the discerning dummy and smart smart people, this video is designed for AP American Government students, College students lost in the wilderness in a political science course and just crazy people on the internet with nothing better to do. WARNING, I there is a tiny mistake, I mistakenly said the Supremacy Clause was in [...]

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Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics

In which Craig Benzine introduces a brand new Crash Course about Government and Politics! This course will provide you with an overview of how the government of the United States is supposed to function, and we'll get into how it actually does function. The two aren't always the same thing. We'll be learning about the [...]

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The American Form Of Government

What is America's true form of government? Is the United States a Democracy or a Republic, what is the difference and why does it matter? This video very clearly highlights the path the United States is on and the inevitable outcome if we do not restore our Constitutional Republic. * There have been many duplications [...]

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The Three Branches of Government: How They Function – preview

Enjoy this preview of our DVD title. The full title is available for purchase on our website at Reviewed by School Library Journal, September 1st, 2011. This production introduces the roles and responsibilities of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the government. In the discussion of the legislative branch, the narrator discusses the composition [...]

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