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Ratification of the Constitution
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
Video accompanied by text. "Leaders of the Philadelphia Convention had completed the Constitution for the United States of America, but many of the convention members had lingering doubts as to whether the states would approve it. According to the Ar... [more]
December 15, 2009 at 02:21 PM
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Amendments After the Bill of Rights
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The 17 Constitutional Amendments ratified after the Bill of Rights were brought about by unique circumstances and deal with a variety of issues. The Eleventh Amendment prohibits citizens from one state, or any foreign state, from suing another state ... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 03:54 PM
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The United States Constitution
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
The national government's inability to respond to the depression and to regional conflicts like Shays's Rebellion compelled the states to convene regional conferences to discuss ways to strengthen the nation's economy. Representatives from Maryland a... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 03:40 PM
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The Great, The Commerce and The Three-Fifth Compromise
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
Video accompanied by text. "The discord among the states’ delegates regarding the plans submitted by Virginia and New Jersey eventually subsided, and a negotiation—called the Great Compromise—for the new governmental structure was reached. This compr... [more]
December 15, 2009 at 02:18 PM
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Organising the Philadelphia Convention
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text: "By 1786, it was clear that the Articles of Confederation presented an ineffectual government for the union. Under the Articles, the Continental Congress had no courts, no power to levy taxes, no power to regulate c... [more]
December 15, 2009 at 02:09 PM
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The States' Plans - The Virginia and the New Jersey Plans
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video about the Philadelphia convention is accompanied by text. "Since the delegates at the Philadelphia Convention decided to throw out the Articles of Confederation, the floor was opened to suggestions for the basic structure of the new govern... [more]
December 15, 2009 at 02:13 PM
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The Thirteen Amendment
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The effect of the Emancipation Proclamation on slaves was more emotional than physical. Many slaves were free in theory but had been convinced to remain working for their former owners out of loyalty or a lack of a... [more]
December 28, 2009 at 04:43 PM
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The Making of the American Constitution
From ted.com, produced by TED education
How did a meeting intended to revise the Articles of Confederation lead to the new Constitution for the United States? Discover how a handful of men--sitting in sweltering heat and shrouded by secrecy--changed the course of history for America in 178... [more]
December 27, 2012 at 02:57 PM
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Roman Republic
From natgeoeducationvideo.com, produced by National Geographic Education
This 3:34 video explains how the structure of the ancient Roman Republic influenced the writers of the U.S. constitution. It shows how checks and balances works. This is a good video to show students starting to study the Constitution and it could be... [more]
February 26, 2012 at 10:06 PM
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We the People
From YouTube, produced by American Institute for Education
On May 25th, 1787, a convention began in Philadelphia that would forever change the world. In the months that followed, the delegates to the convention would produce one of the most important documents in human history: The Constitution of the United... [more]
August 17, 2010 at 05:06 AM
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