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60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government.60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

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60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government.60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

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By Lori likes it - Aug 11 2015
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So much packed into 60 seconds. I love our nation, and am blessed to teach Civics this year!

good

By allisons#1fan!!!! - Apr 07 2010
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WE WANT CASEY BACK!!! but the podcast is good

iTunes Ratings

64 Ratings
Average Ratings
42
12
2
3
5

I’m excited

By Lori likes it - Aug 11 2015
Read more
So much packed into 60 seconds. I love our nation, and am blessed to teach Civics this year!

good

By allisons#1fan!!!! - Apr 07 2010
Read more
WE WANT CASEY BACK!!! but the podcast is good
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60-Second Civics Podcast

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60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government.60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

Rank #1: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3786, The Warmaking Powers of Congress

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The Framers of the Constitution debated which branch of government should have the power to make war. They ultimately decided that Congress should have the power to declare war, but that the president would be commander in chief.
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Nov 02 2019

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Rank #2: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3784, Powers of Congress to Deal with Other Nations

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Congress has important powers to regulate trade with foreign nations. Learn how in this episode.
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Oct 31 2019

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Rank #3: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3780, International Relations

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Involvement with other countries is an inescapable part of American life.
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Oct 27 2019

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Rank #4: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3779, The Constitutional Convention as a Model of Civil Discourse

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Civil discourse means reasoned discussion of political topics rather than emotional display. It's a skill practiced by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention that can be used today to bridge the partisan divide.
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Oct 26 2019

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Rank #5: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3778, Civil Discourse

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America is a land of vigorous debate, but this can sometimes degenerate into personal attacks and deliberate falsehoods. Learn about the value of civil discourse on today's 60-Second Civics.
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Oct 25 2019

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Rank #6: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3777, The Role of Government

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Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that Americans mistrust government and turn to it only when they have to. Nevertheless, since World War II Americans increasingly looked to government to provide a social safety net.
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Oct 24 2019

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Rank #7: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3776, Opportunities and Perils in the Information Age

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Better technology does not mean that Americans are better informed. Find out why on this episode of 60-Second Civics.
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Oct 23 2019

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Rank #8: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3766, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was influenced by our Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
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Oct 13 2019

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Rank #9: 60-Second Civics: Episode 3789, The Origin of Treaty-Making Powers

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Two-thirds of the Senate must approve any treaty negotiated by the president. But originally, the Framers of the Constitution assumed that treaty-making power would reside in the Senate, not the executive.
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Nov 05 2019

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