• Learn Thai Holiday Words – Constitution Day
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    Learn Thai Holiday Words – Constitution Day

    Want to speak real Thai from your first lesson? Sign up for your free lifetime account at ThaiPod101.com. Hello, guys! Welcome back to Thai Holiday Words with me, Jay. Today we are going to do Constitution Day. Ok, let’s begin! Thailand’s Constitution days is actually on the 10th of December of every year, it is the day to commemorate the Constitution monarchy of Thailand. วันรัฐธรรมนูญ (wan rát-thà-tham-má-nuun) “Constitution Day” ในวันรัฐธรรมนูญจะมีการตกแต่งบ้านเรือนด้วยธงชาติไทย พระบรมฉายาลักษณ์ และไฟประดับต่างๆ “In Constitution Day in Thailand, buildings are decorated with flags, portraits of the King, and also illuminations.” Yes! รัฐบาล (rát-thà-baan) “Government” ในวันรัฐธรรมนูญ รัฐบาลไทยพยายามที่จะส่งเสริมความเข้าใจเกี่ยวกับรัฐธรรมนูญ “In Constitution Day, Thai Government tries to promote understanding of constitutional monarchy in Thailand.” ประชาธิปไตย…

  • Del Mar College Constitution Day Lecture
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    Del Mar College Constitution Day Lecture

    – This is Constitution Day. And welcome. Why are we here? Well, what is Constitution Day? Pretty obvious question. But it commemorates the formation and signing of the United States Constitution by the Founding Fathers this very day in 1787. And it also is aimed at recognizing those people who are born in the United States and like myself by naturalization who have become citizens. So everyone by themselves celebrate being a citizen. I’m a two-year citizen. So this is almost to the day that I’ve been two years down the road of being a U.S. citizen. Why are we having the event? Well, we can thank the late Senator…

  • 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…

  • The Articles of Confederation – Constitutional Convention – Extra History – #4
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    The Articles of Confederation – Constitutional Convention – Extra History – #4

    In far away Paris, diplomats put pen to paper and signed the treaty that would end the American Revolutionary War. A copy of this document sailed across the ocean, were it would need delegations from nine states to ratify it under the Articles of Confederation and accept their victory… Only seven states showed up. [Intro Music] One month after the Confederation’s embracing failure to bring the states together long enough to sign their own peace treaty, they reconvened with just enough people to get it done. The war had ended, peace had come. George Washinton had welcomed this with open arms. He had one the love of the nation and…

  • The Little Rock Nine Explained: US History Review
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    The Little Rock Nine Explained: US History Review

    Hey guys welcome to hip hughes history civil rights is on the agenda today. We’re about to take an episode from 1957 the Little Rock nine and serve it up to you on a bed of learning Who’s this lecture for [we’ll] certainly it’s aimed [at] Middle school and high school students if you’re in an American history course not only do You need to understand civil rights But you need to have a concrete event that you can write about and really kind of wrap your head around Certainly if you’re in college, and you’re taking an American history course and you don’t know what the little rock [mine]…

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    The Articles of Confederation – Ratification – Extra History – #2

    After over a year of debate and revision, The Continental Congress presented the states with their new Articles of Confederation. ♫ Intro Music ♫ The congress had done their best to create the government that the states wanted. One that left them free to govern themselves without any congressional meddling, but also one that let congress continue it’s work conducting that tiny little matter of the American Revolutionary War which was, still going on, by the way. Hoping to keep things moving, Congress set a deadline: the states must ratify the Articles of Confederation, and make them official, within three months. It would take over three years. Long before the…

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    What It Takes To Have A Constitutional Crisis | Ron’s Office Hours | NPR

    Just what does it take to have a constitutional crisis? “This could precipitate a constitutional crisis.” “… prompting a constitutional crisis.” “… a major constitutional crisis.” “Constitutional crisis” “Constitutional crisis” You could say that the Constitution is something of an owners manual for taxpayers. And like a lot of owners manuals, it can lead to a lot of frustration. Among the things the Constitution doesn’t have is a precise legal definition of constitutional crisis. And so the phrase constitutional crisis is meant to mean a moment when the Constitution is not enough to resolve a question or a conflict or a confrontation or an uncertainty. And this can happen for…

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    Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #22

    Episode 21: Reconstruction Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. History and huzzah! The Civil War is over! The slaves are free! Huzzah! That one hit me in the head? It’s very dangerous, Crash Course. So when you say, “Don’t aim at a person,” that includes myself? The roller coaster only goes up from here, my friends. Huzzah! Mr. Green, Mr. Green, what about the epic failure of Reconstruction? Oh, right. Stupid Reconstruction always ruining everything intro So after the Civil War ended, the United States had to reintegrate both a formerly slave population and a formerly rebellious population back into the country, which is a challenge that…