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The almost painless guide to the Executive Branch

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Wichita Films.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2000.
Series: Almost Painless Guide to United States Civics.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The executive branch of the U.S. government and its relation to the legislative and judicial branches is the subject of this engaging program. Starting with the importance of the phrase "We, the people ..." the video covers presidential powers and responsibilities, the electoral college, the process of impeachment as it applied to Clinton and Nixon, and the vice presidency, as well as checks and balances, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Wichita Films.
OCLC Number: 816153244
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 6 to 12.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (20 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Branches of Government (1:44) --
We the People (1:06) --
History of Governmental Branches (1:59) --
Checks and Balances (2:30) --
President's Job (3:20) --
Electoral College (1:27) --
President: Job Qualifications (1:05) --
Office of Vice President (1:17) --
White House (1:16) --
Executive Branch Review (1:13) --
Credits: The Almost Painless Guide to the Executive Branch (0:40) --
Quiz on Executive Branch (2:51) --
Branches of Government (1:44) --
We the People (1:06) --
History of Governmental Branches (1:59) --
Checks and Balances (2:30) --
President's Job (3:20) --
Electoral College (1:27) --
President: Job Qualifications (1:05) --
Office of Vice President (1:17) --
White House (1:16) --
Executive Branch Review (1:13) --
Credits: The Almost Painless Guide to the Executive Branch (0:40) --
Quiz on Executive Branch (2:51).
Series Title: Almost Painless Guide to United States Civics.
Responsibility: Wichita Films.

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The executive branch of the U.S. government and its relation to the legislative and judicial branches is the subject of this engaging program. Starting with the importance of the phrase "We, the people ..." the video covers presidential powers and responsibilities, the electoral college, the process of impeachment as it applied to Clinton and Nixon, and the vice presidency, as well as checks and balances, the division of federal and state power, and more. The video concludes with a synopsis of the program, and a quiz is provided after the closing credits.

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