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60-Second Civics 

60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about the U.S. government, the Constitution, and American history. 

Produced by the Center for Civic Education, 60-Second Civics explores themes related to civics and government and the constitutional issues behind the headlines. The podcast's content is primarily derived from the Center’s education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

You can subscribe to 60-Second Civics and take Daily Civics Quiz at http://civiced.org/60-second-civics.

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Civic virtue
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics considers notions of civic virtue and the influence of Roman Republican Values.
Women's use of petition and assembly to gain civil
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics discusses women's use of petition and assembly to gain civil rights
James Madison and Civic virtue
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  • Middle School
This podcast from 60 Second Civics asks, "What did James Madison have to say about civic virtue?"
Least restrictive means
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  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics discusses the least restrictive means
John Locke and the state of nature
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In this podcast from 60 Second Civics: By imagining life in a state of nature, John Locke was able to answer some important questions about...
John Locke
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Updated: 
2016
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  • MS, HS
In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn about a philosopher who strongly influenced the Founders: John Locke.
The Founders
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Updated: 
2017
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  • Middle School
In this podcast from 60 Second Civics: The Founders led the fight against British rule and their ideas influenced the writing of the Constitution.
American colonists and rights
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In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we discuss the rights American colonists were accustomed to and why they refused to have these rights abridged.
Opportunity and equality in colonial America
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics: Colonial America really was a land of opportunity for many people, but not for everyone: equal opportunity was...
Time, place, and manner restrictions
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This podcast from 60 Second Civics discusses time, place, and manner restrictions (Freedom of Speech, Part 13)