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  • Federalism and Powers of the Congress

    Federalism and Powers of the Congress

    Senator Mike Lee discussed the concept of federalism and the powers of Congress. He discussed the issue of state laws about the legalization of marijuana while explaining the enumerated…

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 4 minutes
    • 14,231 views
  • Checks and Balances

    Checks and Balances

    Author, Harold Giles Unger discussed the importance of how the system of checks in balances in our government have held the U.S. together.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 1 minute
    • 12,828 views
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence

    Historian John Ferling describes the events leading up to America’s declaration of independence from Britain in July 1776.

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 7 minutes
    • 10,387 views
  • Hollywood and the House UnAmerican Activities Committee

    Hollywood and the House Un-American Activities Committee

    Laurena Davis discussed the "Hollywood Ten" and the House Un-American Activities Committee. Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and the "Hollywood Ten" were accused of spreading the ideas of…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 8,726 views
  • Socialism vs Capitalism

    Socialism vs. Capitalism

    Thom Hartmann on the gray area between socialism and capitalism, including the lines between where the private sector ends, and the public sector begins.

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 6 minutes
    • 7,557 views
  • Edward Wilson on The Meaning of Human Existence

    Edward Wilson on "The Meaning of Human Existence"

    Edward Wilson on "The Meaning of Human Existence"

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    • 55 minutes
    • 5,111 views
  • The SpanishAmerican War

    The Spanish-American War

    Author and Former Ambassador Warren Zimmermann sumarizes the events and legacy of the Spanish-American War.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 2 minutes
    • 5,083 views
  • Rankings of Modern Presidents

    Rankings of Modern Presidents

    C-SPAN's Susan Swain provided an overview of rankings of modern presidents. This was part of a survey given to over 100 historians ranking presidents.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 4,334 views
  • Why the Articles of Confederation Failed

    Why the Articles of Confederation Failed

    KrisAnne Hall talked about the reasons for the failure of the Articles of Confederation. The limitations of the federal government to execute treaties is discussed.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 4,198 views
  • LA Times BF 2 2017

    LA Times BF 2 2017

    LA Times BF 2 2017

    C-SPAN clip
    • 2 minutes
    • 4,175 views
  • Congressional and Presidential War Powers

    Congressional and Presidential War Powers

    Senator Mike Lee explained the war powers that are given to Congress and the President. He discussed the issue of the war powers of the President and how much oversight Congress should have…

    C-SPAN clip by JKoning
    • 6 minutes
    • 4,117 views
  • Condoleezza Rice on September 11

    Condoleezza Rice on September 11

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her role as National Security Adviser during the George Bush Administration and her experience on September 11, 2001.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 2 minutes
    • 3,996 views
  • The Importance of the Declaration of Independence

    The Importance of the Declaration of Independence

    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) talked about his book, Our Lost Declaration: America’s Fight Against Tyranny from King George to the Deep State,

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 3,783 views
  • Gospel Music and AfricanAmerican History

    Gospel Music and African-American History

    Robert Darden discusses the history of gospel music and its role in African-American history.

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 6 minutes
    • 3,750 views
  • The Role of Political Parties in US Government

    The Role of Political Parties in U.S. Government

    Professor Sean Wilentz talked about the role that political parties play in enacting societal change.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 3 minutes
    • 3,626 views
  • Sen Mike Lee RUT on the Quartering of Troops

    Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on the Quartering of Troops

    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Georgetown University Law Center professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz discussed how the Third and Fourth Amendments originated in the grievances found in the…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 3,517 views
  • Black History and Popular Culture

    Black History and Popular Culture

    In his book, Reclaiming the Black Past, author Pero Dagbovie explains how black history is taught and used in popular culture including movies like Green Book.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 6 minutes
    • 3,418 views
  • List of Grievances in the Declaration of Independence

    List of Grievances in the Declaration of Independence

    Danielle Allen talked about her book Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality. She explained the common themes that are included in both the…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 1 minute
    • 3,380 views
  • Peggy Noonan on Ronald Reagans Space Shuttle Challenger Speech

    Peggy Noonan on Ronald Reagan's Space Shuttle Challenger Speech

    Peggy Noonan talks about her experience writing the speech President Ronald Reagan delivered following the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger explosion. This is part of a discussion on her book,…

    C-SPAN clip by chillyard
    • 11 minutes
    • 3,175 views
  • Qualities of Successful Presidents

    Qualities of Successful Presidents

    C-SPAN's Susan Swain, co-author of the C-SPAN's The Presidents book, discussed the ten qualities that historians used to evaluate presidents in their survey.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 3,046 views
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