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    Cowpens National Battlefield

    Farrell Saunders discusses the battle that occurred at this site during the American Revolutionary War.

    • 7 minutes
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    President Obama Signs Trade Bills

    President Obama signed two bills at a ceremony in the White House East Room, H.R. 2146, the Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act, and H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Expansion Act of 2015. H.R. 1295 allows the president to submit trade pacts for congressional review under a fast-track trade authority and limits legislators' ability to amend the agreements. H.R. 2146 extends the the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which funds a number of worker retraining programs throughout the U.S. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 9 minutes
    • 71 views
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    Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Jess Bravin talked about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling the previous day that same-sex marriage was a right. In Obergefell v. Hodges the Court ruled 5-4 that the Fourteenth Amendment requires all states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and recognize marriages from other states. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 8 minutes
    • 105 views
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    The Declaration of Independence

    David Rubenstein talked about the personalities and politics of the founding fathers who collaborated on the Declaration of Independence, and how their competing views affected the crafting and content of the document.

    • 8 minutes
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    "Should South Carolina remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol grounds?" 

    Cynthia Roldan discussed the debate over the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s Captiol. Comments from South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley were included. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 4 minutes
    • 143 views
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    Campaign 2016 and Role of 3rd Party Groups

    Michael Beckel talked about his recent piece on the Federal Communications Commission filings, which shows that third party groups have already started releasing over one million dollars in negative ads for the 2016 presidential election that is more than 500 days away. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 8 minutes
    • 65 views
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    Charleston Church Shooting

    Clarence Page talked about the implications of the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

    • 5 minutes
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    President Obama Statement on Charleston Church Shooting

    President Obama made a statement on the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in which nine people were killed. He the expressed his frustration over the many times he has had to issue statements following a mass shooting and the frequency with which they occur in the United States. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 7 minutes
    • 138 views
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    Bitcoin and the Future of Digital Currency

    Nathaniel Popper talks about the creation and future of Bitcoin. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 5 minutes
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    William Jennings Bryan

    Wayne Hester talks about William Jennings Bryan, his Cross of Gold speech, and his contributions to politics. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 3 minutes
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