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We the People Open Course

This course takes you from the philosophical foundations of the U.S. Constitution through the modern interpretation and application of its ideals. You will find videos of noted scholars explaining key aspects of the Constitution and online exercises to check for understanding. The course follows the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution Level 3 textbook, which has been used throughout the country to further understanding of our government and its fundamental principles.
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Strengthening Democracy in America Series

Strengthening Democracy in America is a collection of free courses featuring video interviews with noted scholars. These courses will deepen your understanding of the American political system and your rights and responsibilities in it. The courses are open to anyone and can be completed at your own pace.
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60-Second Civics



Thursday, August 06
   Daily civics quiz
Which Founders claimed to be against slavery?

 a. George Mason
 b. Thomas Jefferson
 c. James Madison
 d. All of the above

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Quotations about Democracy



“Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right … and a desire to know.” —John Adams, 1765
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