Government, Politics, and Civics

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Freedom and Religion: "The May-Pole of Merry Mount" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), novelist and short story writer, was born in Salem, Massachusetts into an old, established New England family. His great-great-grandfather, John Hathorne, was one of the judges who presided over the Salem Witch Trials... [more]
November 14, 2013 at 02:41 PM
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Enterprise and Commerce: "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" by Mark Twain
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Mark Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) is well known as a humorist and satirist. But like many satirists, he had serious things in view. Writing in the latter part of the 19th century, as the so-called “robber barons”—the giants of the... [more]
November 14, 2013 at 02:38 PM
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The American President's Cabinet Explained
From YouTube, produced by Matt Beat
If you think the executive branch is just the President, Vice President, and a small team of advisors, you are wrong. Mr. Beat explains the President's Cabin. (12:38)
October 23, 2017 at 08:37 AM
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Loving vs. Virginia
From YouTube, produced by Matt Beat
In episode 23 of Supreme Court Briefs, a woman with darker skin and a man with lighter skin get married and get arrested and kicked out of the state of Virginia. Several years, they fight for their marriage all the way to the Supreme Court. (05:47)
January 25, 2018 at 03:13 PM
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Applying for US Citizenship Part 2 of 4
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Debby Alter from JFVS gives detailed instructions on how to apply for United States Citizenship. In this segment, directions are given for checking the status of citizenship applications.  Basic directions for fillling out the applications are also g... [more]
September 27, 2011 at 01:41 PM
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The 30 Articles of Human Rights
From YouTube, produced by Ani Boghossian
No one can take away your rights. This is a self-made video for the Declaration of Human Rights and the International Day of Human Rights.  Images are set to music and the rights are written on a chalk board in the background. Music is by Coldplay, "... [more]
March 14, 2012 at 08:05 PM
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Applying for US Citizenship, Part 3 of 4
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Debby Alter from JFVS gives detailed instructions on how to apply for United States Citizenship. This part includes a mock interview. (09:57)
September 27, 2011 at 01:41 PM
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Applying for US Citizenship Part 4 of 4
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Debby Alter from JFVS gives detailed instructions on how to apply for United States Citizenship. Part 4 of 4 (09:10)
September 27, 2011 at 01:42 PM
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Interactive Citizenship Test
From history.com, produced by History Channel
You can take the American History, Civics, or Government test and get feedback after answering each question. A good way to have students test their knowledge at home or in groups. There are 96 questions in the full test. This is not a video, but an ... [more]
February 27, 2011 at 10:02 PM
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Courage and Self-Sacrifice: "Chamberlain" by Michael Shaara and Patton's Speech to the Third Army
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Courage is a virtue difficult to cultivate, especially among self-interested citizens oriented toward the pursuit of their own happiness. At the extreme, why shouldn’t I prefer the preservation of myself to the preservation of my nation? If there is ... [more]
November 14, 2013 at 02:49 PM
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