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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal
Eminent Domain Case: How Can You Take My House?
What right does the government have to take property away from citizens?
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CONSTITUTION USA Trailer
Hit the road with Peter Sagal for a look at CONSTITUTION USA.
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Madison's Constitution Convention Notes
Tour guide Sean O'Brien shows us around James Madison's home.
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Learn more about government sanctioned monopolies and how it is a Constitutional issue.
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The Framers and Slavery
Jack Rakove discusses how the Constitution could have allowed slavery to remain.
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Is gridlock built into the Constitution?
Is Gridlock Built Into the Constitution?
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Separate but NOT Equal
Visit Little Rock Central HS and learn how the federal government helped integration.
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Behind the Scenes with CONSTITUTION USA
Go behind the scenes with CONSTITUTION USA and see what it was like to make the series.
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Where Should Free Speech End?
Where should the right to free speech end? Peter Sagal explores the first amendment.
Clip: S1 | 9m 31s
Battles of School Prayer
Learn more about the separation of church and state.
Clip: S1 | 7m 41s
Right to a Fair Trial
Who insures your rights are protected?
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Efrat Cohen explains how social media/digital trails have changed the concept of privacy.
Clip: S1 | 5m 47s
Philadelphia and the Constitutional Convention
Historian Richard Beeman explains the issues facing the creation of a new government.
Clip: S1 | 5m 56s
It’s a Free Country: Know Your Rights!
Richard Beeman explains the Bill of Rights and where it came from.
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The Importance of the Constitution
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor explains the importance of the learning about the Constitution
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Constitutional Battle Ground State
Visit Harborside Health Center where the state rights and federal law are in conflict.
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CONSTITUTION USA Series Promo
Does the Constitution have what it takes to keep up with modern America? Premiering May 7.
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Power Struggle: Tug of War
Gary Marbut discusses state rights and the advantage of state government.
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Randy Barnett on Federalism
Professor Randy Barnett explains his thoughts on federal power.
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We Can’t Go it Alone!
Peter Sagal visits Hoover Dam to illustrate the federal power during crisis.
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The Commerce Clause
Learn about the Commerce Clause and how Wickard v. Filburn started it all.
Clip: S1 | 3m 53s
Rights are Changing?
Akhil Amar explains why the definition of rights seem to change over time.
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The Big Bang Theory
Akhil Amar explains his view on the founding.
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CONSTITUTION USA with Peter Sagal, Premieres Tues., May 7th
CONSTITUTION USA premieres Tuesdays, May 7-28, 2013, 9 pm ET on PBS.
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