Higher Learning - What Are You?

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Title:

Higher Learning - What Are You?

URL:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?start=0&v=-GLPCGYTlMk

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Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Professor Maurice Phipps discusses democracy and the Enlightenment in an introduction to his course. He expresses the basic premise of democratic theory: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. He states that, despite having these rights, very few people exercise them, and he indicates that no student will receive special treatment.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 3
Geographic and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
10 ) Recognize functions of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.

•  Describing the process by which a bill becomes law
•  Explaining the relationship between the federal government and state governments, including the three branches of government (Alabama)
•  Defining governmental systems, including democracy, monarchy, and dictatorship

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.3.10- Demonstrate an understanding that families, schools, organizations, and governments have certain structures and rules; identify the Constitution of the United States as a set of rules for the country.


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Author: Ginger Boyd