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Most people in the colonies

a. held the same religious beliefs.
b. spoke English.
c. came from non-English speaking countries.
d. were slaves.

About the Podcast: 60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation’s history and government.

60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center’s education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 2980, Diverse American Colonies
Learn about the diversity of the colonists.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2979, Slavery in the American Colonies
Learn about slavery in the colonies.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2978, A High Standard of Living
Learn about the quality of life in the colonies.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2977, Self-Sufficiency in the American Colonies
Learn about the lives of colonists.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2976, Cities and Farms in Colonial America
Learn about how colonists lived and worked.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2975, A Large Country
Learn about where Europeans settled.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2974, Early America
Learn about Native American tribes.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2973, Evaluating Our Commitment to Fundamental Principles
Learn about Founders' commitment to debate.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2972, Citizen Participation Is Required
Learn about the importance of our values.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2971, The Revolutions of 1989
Learn about revolutions against communism.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2970, Ideas Do Matter
Learn about the importance of ideas.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2969, Frequent Recurrence to Fundamental Principles
Learn about our country of ideas.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2968, Technology and Globalization
Learn about technology's affect on the global economy.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2967, Farther, Faster, Cheaper, and Deeper
Learn about the migration of workers internationally.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2966, Growth of World Trade
Learn about globalization.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2965, Influence Begins With Knowledge
Learn about America's role in the world.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2964, Your Power Over International Affairs
Learn about ways to engage internationally.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2963, How to Influence Foreign Policy
Learn about Americans' role in foreign policy.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2962, International Court of Justice
Learn about the World Court.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2961, Political Divisions Hamper the UN Security Council
Learn about global organizations and relations.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2960, America??s Prominent Role in the United Nations
Learn about global organizations and relations.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2959, Origins of the United Nations
Learn about the origins of the United Nations.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2958, The United Nations
Learn about the goals of the United Nations.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2957, The Amistad Case
Learn about the revolt on the Amistad vessel.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2956, Limitations of International Law
Learn about the limitations of international law.