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Civics 101

Series produced by New Hampshire Public Radio

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A podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.

Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? How do congressional investigations work? What does the minority whip actually do? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.


41 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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How the Federal Government reorganized itself in the wake of September 11th.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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Where does our national anthem come from?

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 04:45
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What is Camp David and what do presidents use it for?

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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FEMA does more than show up on the scene of natural disasters.

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 1
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What do alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives all have in common?

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Being friends with the U.S. is not as simple as it sounds.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:01
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The past, present, and future of the Department of Housing and Urban Development

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
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What do the National Archives have tucked away?

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:32
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  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:14
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One of the founding institutions of America's government is also one of the most overlooked and surprising: the Postal Service.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 03:50
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What is the relationship between Native American reservations and the federal government?

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Who works in the White House, and what do they do?

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:20
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What are unions, and why do they matter?

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:21
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What kind of power does the President's second in command have?

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Reading up on the meaning and history of the Second Amendment.

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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What's the Secret Service up to, anyways?

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Where does the Constitution's protection for journalists end?

  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:07
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Why we should still read the Federalist Papers.

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 1
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What exactly is Populism and how can you identify a Populist candidate?

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 2