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The Almost Painless Guide to the Legislative Branch [eVideo - Films on Demand]

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; Learn Sign Language Ltd.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [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 structure of Congress, the responsibilities of the Senate and House of Representatives, election to congress, and other key concepts of the legislative branch are all spelled out in this program. Using two student-friendly narrators, the video also explores the creation of the bicameral legislature, explains the "great compromise," provides a step-by-step breakdown of how a federal bill becomes a law, and  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); Infobase.; Learn Sign Language Ltd.
OCLC Number: 1027770972
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (20 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Contents: Introduction to Legislative Branch (2:18) --
We the People (0:59) --
Branches of Government (3:08) --
Bicameral Legislative Body (1:24) --
Requirements for Congressional Members (1:32) --
What Does the Legislature Do? (1:44) --
How a Bill Becomes Law (3:16) --
Capitol Building (0:41) --
Review of Legislative Branch (1:58) --
Credits: The Almost Painless Guide to the Legislative Branch (0:06) --
Quiz on Legislative Branch (3:26) --
Introduction to Legislative Branch (2:18) --
We the People (0:59) --
Branches of Government (3:08) --
Bicameral Legislative Body (1:24) --
Requirements for Congressional Members (1:32) --
What Does the Legislature Do? (1:44) --
How a Bill Becomes Law (3:16) --
Capitol Building (0:41) --
Review of Legislative Branch (1:58) --
Credits: The Almost Painless Guide to the Legislative Branch (0:06) --
Quiz on Legislative Branch (3:26).
Series Title: Almost Painless Guide to United States Civics.
Responsibility: Learn Sign Language Ltd.

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The structure of Congress, the responsibilities of the Senate and House of Representatives, election to congress, and other key concepts of the legislative branch are all spelled out in this program. Using two student-friendly narrators, the video also explores the creation of the bicameral legislature, explains the "great compromise," provides a step-by-step breakdown of how a federal bill becomes a law, and reviews the doctrine of checks and balances. The video concludes with a synopsis of the program, and a quiz is provided after the closing credits.

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