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Saturday, August 17
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The Indian Citizenship Act of 1924 made Native Americans

a. the recipients of compensation for all lands seized before 1900.
b. citizens of the United States, but not of the states in which they reside.
c. owners of all lands they were forced to leave before 1900.
d. citizens of the United States and of the states in which they reside.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 3708, Vacillating Policy Toward Indian Tribes
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3707, Naturalization
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3706, Unity Within Diversity
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3705, Citizenship and the Founders
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3704, Citizenship in Early America
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3703, Enlightened Self-Interest
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3702, Alexis de Tocqueville
Today we learn how Alexis de Tocqueville thought Americans had reconciled self-interest with civic participation.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3701, Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau's thoughts on the benefits of education for citizenship.

60-Second Civics: Episode 3700, Aristotle, Cicero, and Locke
Today we explore classical republicanism and natural rights philosophy.