Separation of Powers DVD

Discovery Education

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SKU: DC889980
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 30
Copyright: 2006

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Teacher's Guide
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Marc Record

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Examine how the United States separates powers on national, state, and local levels with students in grades 5-8 to discover how these systems of checks and balances protect and limit power. Includes three segments:
  • Separation of Powers and #151; Explore the constitutional limits on the power of government and see how they protect the authority of government and the rights of individuals.
  • National Government and #151; Examine the responsibilities of the national government and see how federalism divides power between the national government and the states.
  • State Government and #151; See how most of the laws we live by come from state government.
  • A Presidency Remembered: Ronald Reagan and #151; Take a look at the legacy of President Ronald Reagan.