We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, Level 3
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Lesson 22 Media

60-Second Civics, Episode 28: Congressional Hearings, Part 1    [ audio ]
A discussion of congressional hearings, an essential part of the process of appointing a Supreme Court nominee.

60-Second Civics, Episode 29: An Overview of Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
The six steps of a congressional hearing.

60-Second Civics, Episode 30: Congressional Hearing Witnesses    [ audio ]
The role of witnesses in a congressional hearing.

60-Second Civics, Episode 31: Witness Testimony in Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
Written and spoken testimony by witnesses in congressional hearings.

60-Second Civics, Episode 32: Opening Statements in Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
The role of opening statements in congressional hearings.

60-Second Civics, Episode 33: Witness Procedures During Congressional Hearings    [ audio ]
Witness procedures and strategies during congressional hearings.

60-Second Civics, Episode 34: Questions and Closing Statements During Congressi    [ audio ]
The conclusion of a discussion of congressional hearings by examining the questioning of witnesses and closing statements.

Close Up Videos: How Congress Works - An Insider's View    [ video ]
An inside look of the works of congress by Center on Congress.

Committee    [ video ]
An explanation of committee by Center On Congress.

Deliberation    [ video ]
An explanation of deliberation by Center On Congress.

Federal Budget Allocation    [ video ]
An interactive animated presentation that introduces the concept of the federal budget. Students decide how to allocate a federal budget. Their allocations are compared to those of others. An interactive learning module from the Center on Congress at Indiana University. Page down to the bottom of the page and click on the "Federal Budget Allocation" icon.

Filibuster    [ video ]
An explanation about filibusters by Center On Congress.

How a Bill Becomes Law    [ video ]
A video about passing Bills into law by Center on Congress.

How a Member Decides to Vote    [ video ]
Role of Congress video by Center on Congress.

Key Congressional Leader    [ video ]
A video about the key congressional leader by Center On Congress.

Legislatures: Laying Down the Law    [ video ]
A video about the works of legislators by Annenberg Media.

Lobbying    [ video ]
An explanation about lobbying by Center on Congress.

Public Opinion: Voice of the People    [ video ]
A video about public opinion and the role it has on government policy. From Annenberg Media's Learner.org website. Registration and log-in required.

The Dynamic Legislative Process    [ video ]
An interactive video about the legislative process by Center On Congress.

What Does Congress Do?    [ video ]
Discussion about the role of Congress. From the Center on Congress at Indiana University.

Why Does Congress matter?    [ video ]
Discussion about the importance of Congress. From the Center on Congress at Indiana University.

Lesson 22      How Does Congress Perform Its Functions in the American Constitutional System?
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