We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, Level 3
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Lesson 23 Media

60-Second Civics, Episode 4: George Washington and the Executive Branch    [ audio ]
How George Washington's administration shaped the executive branch.

60-Second Civics, Episode 5: George Washington and Executive Branch Authority    [ audio ]
How George Washington's actions established the authority of the presidency.

"Berlin Wall" Speech    [ video ]
President Reagan's remarks on East-West relations at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin, Germany on June 12, 1987.

60-Second Civics, Episode 2: George Washington and civilian control of the Milit    [ audio ]
The man often called the father of our country, George Washington, established the principle that the military is subordinate to civilian government.

Executive Privilege and Delegation of Powers    [ video ]
Executive privilege video by Annenberg Media.

FDR Fireside Chat 1: On the Banking Crisis    [ video ]
Roosevelt calms the fears of the nation and outlines his plan to restore confidence in the banking system.

Federal Power: Presidents and the Constitution    [ video ]
A video about federal power, focusing on presidents and the Constitution.

Federalist 68    [ audio ]
A reading of Federalist 68 by Learn Out Loud.

Federalist 70    [ audio ]
A reading of Federalist 70 by Learn Out Loud.

Fireside Chat    [ audio ]
Listen to audio recordings of FDR's fireside chats by the American Presidency Project.

Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World    [ video ]
A video about America and foreign policy by Annenberg Media.

Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006)    [ audio ]
The opinion announcement of the case.

Hearing on Executive Power: Bob Barr Testifies    [ video ]
Former Congressman Bob Barr testifies in a hearing about executive power.

Hearing on Limits of Executive Power: Bruce Fein    [ video ]
Bruce Fein's testimony during the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the constitutional limits of executive power discussing permanant war, warrantless wiretapping, and impeachment.

President Kennedy 1961 Inaugural Address    [ video ]
President Kennedy delivered his inaugural address on January 20, 1961.

Reagan and Foreign Policy    [ video ]
A CSPAN video of a discussion about foreign policy during President Ronald Reagan's administration. Filmed at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Length: 1 hr., 23 min.

Ronald Reagan    [ video ]
Watch and listen to Reagan's Presidency by the American Presidency Project.

Statement on Signing the Social Security Act    [ video ]
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Social Security Act.

Teddy Roosevelt Speech    [ video ]
A speech by Theodore Roosevelt.

The Modern Presidency: Tools of Power    [ video ]
The expansion of executive powers through the years by Annenberg Media

The Presidents: Teddy Roosevelt    [ video ]
A video about Teddy Roosevelt's presidency by the History Channel.

War Powers and Covert Action    [ video ]
A video about the President's power with military by Annenberg Media.

Woodrow Wilson    [ video ]
A video about the presidency of Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt by American President Life Portrait.

Lesson 23      What is the Role of the President in the American Constitutional System?
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