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Congress and the President

Price: $44.95
Order Number: 763.0013
Format : DVD

Congress and the President play different roles in determining the governance of our nation. However, several congressional and presidential powers overlap, oftentimes leading to conflict. This lesson helps students examine how each political entity struggles for dominance in the political policy making arena.

Your students will gain an understanding of:
●The strategies and powers unique to the president and Congress as they interact
●Possible philosophical conflicts caused by a “divided government”
●Conflict between the president and Congress regarding budget and military issues.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

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Ideal for Grades: 9 - 12
Duration: 30 minute episode
Closed Captioned
Producer: 1998 Dallas Telelearning
Series #763

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