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U.S. Constitution: Videos
Learn about the history of the U.S. Constitution and its relevance today
Explores the conflicts between the leaders of the fledgling U.S who were devoted to their country but often bitterly divided about how to proceed. Starring Peter Coyote, James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Michael York, Rob Lowe, and Hal Holbrook.
"Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar bills and pocket change." Starring James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Hal Holbrook, Burt Reynolds, Randy Travis, Beau Bridges, Michael York, and Peter Coyote.
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen G. Breyer and Philadelphia high school students discuss how the U.S. Constitution protects independence.
James Madison: Father of the Constitution
At just 5'4" tall, James Madison was hardly a commanding presence, but that didn't stop him from shaping American history. He wrote most of the Constitution, all of the Bill of Rights, ...
He was a remarkable man of many achievements. Watch the video below --
America Gets A Constitution
After several failed attempts at creating a government, a 1787 convention was called to draft a new legal system for the United States. This new Constitution provided for increased federal authority while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens.