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Local Government 101

Local Government 101

Hey, everybody! In this video, I’m gonna talk about the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, the important people in it, what they do and where they get their authority.All coming up! -Construction of Athens city hall on the highest point of… Continue Reading

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Branches of Government

Branches of Government

Branches of Government, a la Shmoop. Hi, I’m Alexander Hamilton. [Alexander Hamilton introducing himself] Meet the fellow framers of the Constitution. No, not them… these guys. As you know, we’ve got our work cut out for us. This document we’re… Continue Reading

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A More or Less Perfect Union: Checks & Balances

A More or Less Perfect Union: Checks & Balances

When it came to writing the Constitution, the Framers’ great concern was with the concentration of power in any one branch, which would inevitably lead to tyranny. As usual, Madison had a solution. Madison came to the Constitutional Convention, with… Continue Reading

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Homework Hotline: New York State Government: Legislative Branch

Homework Hotline: New York State Government: Legislative Branch

(Narration) The Legislature is the lawmaking branch of our state government. It is a bicameral branch of government which means it has two houses: the Senate and the Assembly. Members of both the Senate and Assembly are known as legislators… Continue Reading

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The Singapore Government Explained – Part I: The 3 Branches of Government

The Singapore Government Explained – Part I: The 3 Branches of Government

Singapore is an island republic. It is governed by a written Constitution, which forms the supreme law of the land and sets out the functions and duties of the various branches of government. So how does the Singapore Government work?… Continue Reading

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Congressional Delegation: Crash Course Government and Politics #13

This episode of Crash Course is brought to you by Squarespace. Hi I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today we’re going to cross the streams of the legislative and executive branches and talk about delegation.… Continue Reading