The "History and Function" series exams how politics and honor have co-existed to strengthen our government. Over time and across years, changes in the spirit and practice of government offices have moved from development and cohesion to enlightenment and understanding. The preservation of balances has long been pursued in the course of evolving offices. This program begins with the Declaration of Independence, which proclaimed freedom for the people in the United States of America. Many exciting facts in this program document the trials and tribulations of this young country. From the defeat of the British, to the Constitutional Convention and into today's headlines, this production shows how Congress, the President, and Judicial System work together to form our government. Learn how the Senate works to pass bills and create laws.Grade Level: 6-12. 30 minutes.
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