Foundations of American Government DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC880609
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 56
Copyright: 2005

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Teacher's Guide
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Explore the events, people, and ideals that led to the creation of the United States of America and its documents of democracy. Includes one feature and three shorter segments.
  • The Story Behind the Boston Massacre — Investigates new findings from the night that helped bring America into the Revolutionary War.
  • Writing the Declaration of Independence — Shows Thomas Jefferson articulating the ideals of a new and free nation.
  • Composing the Constitution — Takes a look at the struggles faced by the document's framers.
  • Establishing the Bill of Rights — Examines conflicts and compromises during the adoption of the Constitution and reviews the liberties and rights provided in its first 10 amendments.