• How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?
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    How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?

    It’s now two and a half centuries since the United States declared independence. During that time it’s witnessed the birth of many new countries. However, it has also seen many states disappear. In this video, I’m going to take a look at the countries that United States recognized, but which no longer exist. [MUSIC] Hello. My name is James Ker-Lindsay. Welcome to Independent Thinking. A channel dedicated to international relations, independence and the origins of countries. Tucked away on the State Department website is the Office of the Historian. It’s a fantastic source on the foreign relations of the United States. However, one section in particular grabbed my attention. This…

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    Constitution clip 3

    Hey everybody. Welcome to part 3 of this week’s material. The last thing I’m gonna talk about is how federalism is embodied in the Constitution, so remember federalism is a system in which power is shared between a large central government and smaller units of government. Number one, federalism is expressed in the Constitution by expressly giving certain powers to the federal government. These are called “federal powers,” so for example, a federal power is the power to negotiate treaties. States don’t have that power. Governors of states don’t have the Constitutional authority to negotiate treaties with other countries. That’s a federal power — a power that is specifically delegated…

  • EXAMEN DE CIUDADANÍA AMERICANA 2020 EN ESPAÑOL
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    EXAMEN DE CIUDADANÍA AMERICANA 2020 EN ESPAÑOL

    American Citizenship test study guide. Subtitles available IMPORTANT: During the test you will be required to answer6 out of 10 questions correctly in order to approve. Listen carefully to ALL the questions and answers American Government Principles of American Democracy What is the supreme law of the land? The Constitution What does the Constitution do? sets up the government defines the government protects basic rights of Americans The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words? We the people What is an amendment? A change to the Constitution An addition to the Constitution What do we call the first ten amendments to…

  • Virginia Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment | The Daily Show
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    Virginia Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment | The Daily Show

    One of the hardest things to do in America is pass an amendment to the Constitution. It’s harder than shooting a porno on the Amtrak Quiet Car. Because, you see, in order to be added to the Constitution, the amendment needs to pass in the House, needs to pass in the Senate and be ratified by 38 states. And how can you get 38 states to agree on anything? I mean, think about it. You can’t even get states to agree on potato salad. Yeah. I mean, if you show up to an Atlanta cookout with raisins, the only thing getting barbecued is your ass. In fact, it’s so tough…

  • What is the 14th Amendment? (U.S. Government) The 14th Amendment & Black History
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    What is the 14th Amendment? (U.S. Government) The 14th Amendment & Black History

    hey my name is Jeremiah and right now it’s time to learn some fun facts about the 14th amendment now when it comes to the US government and how its ran you can’t talk about the US government without mentioning the United States Constitution but one question I always get is why is the 14th amendment so important for black history just like you’re looking at a cell phone or maybe a new video game and it needs updates so does the Constitution and that is where the government can make laws and amendments to it to govern the land so today I want to talk to you about the…

  • Conservatives More Offended by Rainbow Flags Than Confederate Flags
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    Conservatives More Offended by Rainbow Flags Than Confederate Flags

    conservatives are more offended by rainbow flags which are a pro equality bro pro-gay rights pro LGBT rights flags than they are by Confederate flags this is a poll by Public Policy Polling you remember that story from about a month ago where two students were suspended in Washington state mind you were wearing Confederate flag the school and the reason they were wearing those flags is that another student had warned a gay pride flag to school to celebrate LGBT History Month well Public Policy Polling did a poll love conservatives this is a poll of conservative opinion in the US they ask do you think high school students…

  • Lincoln Was Racist Too. Confederate Flags and Texan Textbooks Rebuked.
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    Lincoln Was Racist Too. Confederate Flags and Texan Textbooks Rebuked.

    The stakes during the 1858 Senate debates were high. This was a time before the 17th amendment so rather than being elected directly by the populace the incumbent democrat stephen douglas his Republican challenger Abraham Lincoln would need to appeal directly to state legislators to accomplish this they organize it to have to be throughout Noi now known as the great debates lincoln-douglas debates they were attended by a large in active crowns who could at times be heard responding openly to the candidates as the debate swirled on though the incumbent Doug listen mister region covered several topics none was covered more extensively and that have slavery Union password…

  • CWN 11 – Constitutional Convention – Civil War Network
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    CWN 11 – Constitutional Convention – Civil War Network

    Welcome back. We now join delegate Jonathan Bird on his way to the Constitutional Convention of the Southern states. Well, here I am on my way to the convention— the Constitution convention of the Confederate States of America. Today is March the 11th, 1861. We’ve been at this thing for five weeks, since February the 4th. The first thing I’d like to do is have the 14 delegates from our seven states introduce themselves. My name is Jonathan Bird from the fine state of Virginia. Now we’ll read the final draft of our Constitution. We, the people of the Confederate States, each state acting in its sovereign and independent character,…