A More Perfect Union: The Congress
This program clearly and concisely describes the role of Congress as the law-making body of the federal government and how it works in the context of our system of "checks and balances." It also explains how a bill becomes a law, how the various committees work in Congress, and what the key positions are in the two parts of Congress. Finally, it raises some important discussion questions regarding the effectiveness of Congress in recent decades and whether it does a good job of representing all of the people.
|Subject||SOCIAL STUDIES, Civics|
|Running Time||18 min.|
|Teacher's Guide||Download the guide|
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