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The Making of the Constitution

This is a compelling account of the events leading up to the creation of the Constitution. Conforming to civics and history curriculums, the program puts key events into historical perspective by examining the pressures faced by Loyalists, Patriots, and average colonists. Richly textured with historical art, compelling video footage, and insightful commentary, it explores a fascinating mix of individuals, political philosophers, and social issues of the day. Dramatized sections provide insights into what actually went on at Independence Hall while the document was being written. A Cambridge Educational Production. (27 minutes)

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Item#: BVL8096
Copyright date: ©1997
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN 978-1-60825-194-0



Part of the Series : Milestone Documents
     
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Bill of Rights: Bill of Responsibility
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Bill Maher hosts this witty inquiry into the meaning of the Constitution today. Drawing examples from current events and pop culture, Maher reveals the Constitution as “a living document.” Beginning with a brief overview of the full document, then fo...(more details)
 
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How a Bill Becomes a Law
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This program deciphers the legislative process by explaining how an idea metamorphoses into a law. In interviews, prominent legislators and lobbyists explain how a bill is conceived, moved through the House and Senate or killed in committee, amended,...(more details)
 
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The Bill of Rights: A Living Document
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Brief animations introduce key issues in this look back at the Bill of Rights. A host weaves together past and present, while civics experts explore the complexity of the issue of individual rights versus common good. Related topics include hate spee...(more details)
 
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The Executive Branch of Government: A Study of Federal and State Government
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This fast-paced and informative program shows students how the Constitution established the Executive Branch, and provided for the separation of powers and the relationship of the Executive Branch to the Legislative and Judicial Branches of the feder...(more details)
 
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The Judicial Branch of Government
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This program focuses on the Judicial Branch and its role in government. The Supreme Court's decisions concerning school desegregation, school prayers, abortion, prison overcrowding, the death penalty, and the rights of criminal defendants are explore...(more details)
 
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