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Tuesday, September 19
Daily civics quiz


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For feudalism to work, it depended on

a. a series of agreements or contracts.
b. equal sharing of power.
c. public land owned by the people.
d. one person ruling all of the land.

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 3012, Sharing of Power in the Feudal System
Learn about the structure of a feudal system.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3011, William the Conqueror
Learn about feudalism.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3010, English Law and the American Colonies
Learn about British government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3009, The Rights of Englishmen
Learn about rights granted to Englishmen.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3008, Checking the Power of Congress
Learn about checks on Congress.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3007, Checks and Balances
Learn about the legislative branch.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3006, Three Branches of Government
Learn about the creation of the branches of government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3005, Divided and Balanced Power
Learn about the separated branches of government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3004, Constitutional Governments Limit Power
Learn about some protections of the American Constitution.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3003, A Constitution Is a Higher Law
Learn about constitutional government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3002, What Constitutional Government Means
Learn about the definition of a constitutional government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3001, A Basic Introduction to Constitutions
Learn what a constitution is.
60-Second Civics: Episode 3000, Lessons from the Roman Republic
Learn about how the ideas of civic virtue influenced the Founders.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2999, Civic Virtue in the American Colonies
Learn about the spread of republican values.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2998, James Madison on Civic Virtue
Learn about James Madison's ideas.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2997, Civic Virtue Makes Republican Government Possible
Learn about the priorities of Roman and American government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2996, The American Cincinnatus
Learn about George Washington's civic virtue.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2995, Civic Virtue and Cincinnatus
Learn about the Roman hero, Cincinnatus.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2994, A Republic, Not a Direct Democracy
Learn about James Madison's views on republican government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2993, Republican Government vs. Direct Democracy
Learn about the differences between a republican government and a direct democracy.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2992, Would Republican Government Work in the Colonies?
Learn about how republican government functions best.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2991, More Advantages of Republican Government
Learn about how republican government works.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2990, Advantages of Representative Government
Learn about republican government.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2989, Republican Government
Learn about government by citizens.
60-Second Civics: Episode 2988, The Social Contract
Learn about how social contracts regulate society.