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    User Clip: Government Shutdown

    Ralph Northam explains why the federal government is shutdown.

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    User Clip: Colonial Delaware: Religion

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War.

    • 38 seconds
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    User Clip: Colonial New York: Religion

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans in New England, the Quakers in Pennsylvania, and the Irish Catholics who settled in cities along the East Coast.

    • 1 minute
    • 9 views
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    User Clip: Colonial Pennsylvania: Religion

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans in New England, the Quakers in Pennsylvania, and the Irish Catholics who settled in cities along the East Coast.

    • 2 minutes
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    User Clip: Clean Energy

    President Obama delivered his seventh and final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, in which he outlined his priorities for legislative action and the American people. Among the topics he addressed were the economy and job creation, fixing American politics, combating terrorism, and American leadership in the 21st century. He also spoke about college affordability, clean energy, campaign finance, redistricting, and innovation in medical research.

    • 3 minutes
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    User Clip: Senator Chris Murphy on Gun Control

    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) talked about gun rights on CNN’s State of the Union. Earlier in the week, more than 50 people were killed and nearly 500 injured in a Las Vegas mass shooting.

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    User Clip: President Trump on a Lack of Gun Regulations

    When asked about gun control policy, the president suggested that tougher vetting would not have stopped the gunman who killed 26 people inside a Texas church and that because of the actions of a “brave person” who had a gun to fight back, “hundreds more” would have died.

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    User Clip: President Trump signs Executive Order on Health Care

    President Trump signed an executive order to expand access to health care insurance by allowing plans to be sold across state lines. In a signing ceremony at the White House, he outlined why this move is good for America.

    • 3 minutes
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    User Clip: Federalism and the 10th Amendment

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh explained the concept of federalism and how the 10th Amendment to the Constitution protects state authority.

    • 2 minutes
    • 374 views
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    User Clip: National Constitution Center Signer's Hall

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the permanent exhibit of 42 bronze statues of America’s Founding Fathers, and talked about the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

    • 27 minutes
    • 477 views
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