• Native Peoples of Oklahoma – Modern Creek (Musical) Confederations – 5.6.1 Native American Flute
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    Native Peoples of Oklahoma – Modern Creek (Musical) Confederations – 5.6.1 Native American Flute

    >>Dr. Joshua Nelson: Let’s shift gears a little bit and talk a bit about the the flute. Could you tell us a little bit about the traditions of the flute. Where does it come from?>>Dr. Paula Conlon: Well, the when I was doing my Masters thesis on Native American flute, I was going back to the origin stories. So the origin stories go I could trace them back further in the Plains area, but lots around Great Lakes as well. And the stories would focus on a young man who was in love with a young lady and wanted to be worthy of her, and, you know, so you have…

  • The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1
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    The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

    Hi I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History! No, Stan. That’s not gonna work, actually. I mean, we’re talking about the 16th century today, when this was neither united nor states. By the way, this globe reflects the fact that I believe that Alaskan statehood is illegitimate! In fact, we’re going to call this whole show “U.S. History” but inevitably it is going to involve other parts of the world and also, not to brag, a small part of the moon. Sorry, we can be a little bit self-aggrandizing sometimes, here in America. So to begin U.S. history, we’re not going to talk about the United states…

  • Civil Rights and Liberties
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    Civil Rights and Liberties

    [music plays]>>Dr. Wert: There are few TV shows in America as iconic as Law & Order. We know the arch. In the first half of the show, the police get their man, the district attorney charges him, and then celebrates with a scotch. But then a knock at the door, and over the next half hour a legal motion recasts a seemingly easy case as implicating some of the most important rights guaranteed by the Constitution: freedom of speech, free exercise of religion, or an improper search or seizure. In this class we’ll not only read, analyze, and explain the cases that make Law & Order such a compelling drama,…

  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties – The Strange Case of Incorporation
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    Civil Rights and Civil Liberties – The Strange Case of Incorporation

    >>Incorporation, which is the process of applying provisions of the Bill of Rights against the states in the same way that they have always applied against the national government, is a central feature of the larger story of the development of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties in the United States. We have to remember that the Bill of Rights starts off with “Congress shall make no law,” implying that the subsequent rights limit the national, not the state governments. As we’ll see in these sections, the ideas of Incorporation of the Bill of Rights start off in the early republic but are uniformly rejected. Chief Justice John Marshall, as you’ll…

  • Re-imagining Australia: human rights for everyone – Prof Gillian Triggs | Lecture Curtin University
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    Re-imagining Australia: human rights for everyone – Prof Gillian Triggs | Lecture Curtin University

    >>Prof Terry: I welcome everybody to Curtin University’s Inaugural Human Rights Lecture. We are honoured tonight that this important lecture will be delivered by the inspirational Gillian Triggs, and I think a person who we would all agree has so impressively taken on her important role without fear or favour. As Professor Triggs will discuss later, education plays an absolutely key role in re-imagining Australia where human rights are fully realised and enjoyed by all. Indeed, this annual lecture was established to encourage a strong human rights culture both within and outside our university. The responsibility we all share in this respect I think has been beautifully captured in some…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Sovereignty And The Constitution Of India (Preamble) || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Sovereignty And The Constitution Of India (Preamble) || Likhaai

    Sovereignty and the Constitution of India. Let’s see the meaning of the word Sovereignty first. sovereignty literally means to possess supreme or ultimate power Over a state; to have a kind of authority over the state; to have authority over it. its a quality that whatever decision that you want to make there’s no one to question you that is what you should do? or what you should not do? or how you are doing it and why you are not doing it? it is something like that. In the Constitution of India on the first thing that is the preamble we have this word written as the first keyword…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai

    The Constitution of India, as we know a Constitution of a Country is the supreme law of any Nation or it is also called as the most Fundamental Governing Document of a country It describes the type of polity which exists in a country that is, whether a country is a Democracy Or whether it is a Monarchy Or it could be a Military Rule or what ever kind of polity that exist in a country. It will be held by the constitution of the country It also tells, What kind of privileges are provided to the citizens of the nation? Whether they will be treated as equal? for example,…

  • Law and Justice – Economic Justice in Early Greece – 4.8 What are Rights?
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    Law and Justice – Economic Justice in Early Greece – 4.8 What are Rights?

    >>>>Our political lexicon, that is, the language that we use to talk about law and justice is suffused, it’s filled throughout with the language of rights. We use rights, we use this language without even thinking about it. And so it’s especially important to step back and try and define what we mean when we invoke the language of rights. What are rights? We’ve defined property, and property is a bundle of rights. So it’s important that we in turn define rights, and then try to ask what justifies certain kinds of rights and then, in the broadest sense, throughout the rest of this course ask what is the moral…

  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties – Fifth Amendment – Shh! The Right to Remain Silent
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    Civil Rights and Civil Liberties – Fifth Amendment – Shh! The Right to Remain Silent

    >>The part of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution that we’ll be discussing this week guarantees that you shall not be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against yourself. The historical origins of this right run deep into British and European history, going back at least to the Inquisition, when many were forced to change their religion or face torture and death. There are, however, other more modern theoretical reasons that ground the right against self-incrimination. One is simple procedural fairness: for there to be a fair and competitive trial against an individual, there has to be this basic notion of non self-incrimination. Another is…

  • Law and Justice – Constitutional Crisis at Rome – 13.2 Cicero and Catiline
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    Law and Justice – Constitutional Crisis at Rome – 13.2 Cicero and Catiline

    >>>>We’ve met Cicero as a thinker, as a man who was a conduit for Greek philosophy into Roman life, as a constitutional theorist of a mixed Constitution and of a balanced constitution, as a theorist of justice with profound and influential ideas of what justice is and how it fits into a view of natural law and constitutional order. But Cicero is not just a man of ideas. He was a man of action, and in the year 64 his political career was reaching new and truly unexpected heights. Cicero was what the Romans called a novus homo, a new man meaning he was someone who had no ancestors who…