Introduce and explore key aspects of U.S. government and public policy. Using energetic graphics, dynamic video footage, and interviews with legal and political scholars, each episode celebrates a particular dimension of American democracy. Online teacher's guides include learning objectives, discussion points, activity suggestions, multiple-choice assessment tests with answer keys, and glossaries with terms and definitions. Grades 5–12. English with English subtitles selectable. Color. Total time: 144 minutes. Films for the Humanities and Sciences. ©2009.
View teacher's guides for and watch video previews of the titles in this series (the teacher's guides are in pdf format; all links below will open in separate windows):
- Citizenship and Civic Responsibility
- The Constitution and Foundations of Government
- Elections and Political Parties
- The Executive Branch
- The Judicial Branch
- The Legislative Branch