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Just The Facts: United States Bill & Constitution

Overview

When the Constitution of the United States was written in 1787, several political leaders of the time like Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Adams devised an additional protective measure for the document. The Bill of Rights is what resulted, ten amendments that added basic legal protections to ensure individual rights. This program examines these human rights, from their inception to the continued impact they have on the citizens of the country. In addition, the subsequent constitutional amendments are also analyzed, ...
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Overview

When the Constitution of the United States was written in 1787, several political leaders of the time like Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Adams devised an additional protective measure for the document. The Bill of Rights is what resulted, ten amendments that added basic legal protections to ensure individual rights. This program examines these human rights, from their inception to the continued impact they have on the citizens of the country. In addition, the subsequent constitutional amendments are also analyzed, addressing such important national issues as slavery, Prohibition, and voting rights. Noted American political science experts contribute their insights and comments, making this video a fast-paced, easy way to learn about the basic rights of the citizens of the United States.
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Special Features

Interactive full-motion menus; Scene index; A teacher's user guide; Bonus profile of James Madison; Multiple-choice quiz; Bill of Rights complete text with printable PDF; Trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/20/2004
  • UPC: 743452118021
  • Rating:

  • Source: Goldhill Home Media
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 44,445

Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Main Program
   Main Program Scene Index
      Introduction and Exposition
      The First Ten Amendments
      The 1st Amendment
      The 2nd Amendment
      The 3rd Amendment
      The 4th Amendment
      The 5th Amendment
      The 6th Amendment
      The 7th Amendment
      The 8th Amendment
      The 9th Amendment
      The 10th Amendment
      The 11th Amendment
      The 12th Amendment
      The 13th Amendment
      The 14th Amendment
      The 15th Amendment
      The 16th Amendment
      The 17th Amendment
      The 18th Amendment
      The 19th Amendment
      The 20th Amendment
      The 21st Amendment
      The 22nd Amendment
      The 23rd Amendment
      The 24th Amendment
      The 25th Amendment
      The 26th Amendment
      The 27th Amendment
   A Teacher's User Guide
      Program Overview
      Learning Objectives
      Glossary
      Web Resources
      Subject Matter Experts
   Bonus Features
      Profile of James Madison
      Multiple-Choice Quiz
      Trailers
         The United States Constitution
         The Declaration of Independence
         America's Explorers & Pioneers
         Understanding Government: The Legislative Branch
         Understanding Government: The Executive Branch
         Understanding Government: The Judicial Branch
   Bill of Rights Complete Text
      The Ten Bill of Rights Amendments
      Amendments 11-27
      Word Format PDF (Printable)
   Credits
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