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Amendment 17 : elections of U.S. Senators / Cambridge Educational (Firm)

E-video E-video ([2007], c1998.)
Description: 1 streaming video file (8 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2007], c1998.

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General Note: Closed-captioned.
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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on Jan. 06, 2007.
Contents: American Independence (1:39) -- Amendment 17: Election of Senators (2:57) -- History of the 17th Amendment (1:36)
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Summary: The U.S. Constitution is the world's oldest written charter of government in continuous effect. Much of the success of this document can be attributed to the way the Constitution has changed to meet the needs of the American people. The framers of the Constitution wisely anticipated the need to make changes to the Constitution as the world itself changed. Between 1787, when the Constitution was written, and the present time, thousands of proposed amendments have been introduced in Congress. But in that time, only 27 of those proposed amendments have been ratified. These 27 amendments tell some of the most important stories in American political, social, and cultural history. They tell the story of the founding principles of the American nation, and how that nation has changed. This comprehensive series explores each amendment, its origins, its real-world applications, its history of interpretation in the nation's courts, and its implications for the future. Combining computer graphics,
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7 to 12.
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Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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Authors: Cambridge Educational (Firm) (Added Author). Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) (Added Author). Infobase, (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Elections of U.S. Senators
Citation: Cambridge Educational (Firm). "Amendment 17 : elections of U.S. Senators." New York, N.Y. : Infobase, 2007, 1998.
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