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Use this American Government by the People video entitled Public Opinion, Participation and Voting to understand how government works and to study how Public opinion is a complex combination of views and attitudes that individuals acquire through various influences from childhood on, and how public opinion takes on qualities of stability, fluidity, intensity, latency, consensus, or polarization - each of which is affected by people's feelings about the salience of issues. Discover how the American public has a generally low level of interest in politics, and most people do not follow politics and government closely. The public's knowledge of political issues is poor.

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  • Voting Participation. Learn about Public Opinion Participation and Voting. Gain a richer understanding of America's government and learn why a democracy requires continual participation by its citizens.
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  • Compare current policies in welfare, health care, education, and crime against policies of the New Deal and Great Society.
  • See how the social and economic diversity in American society affects public opinion, special interest groups, and voting behavior.
  • Study the United States' foreign and defense policies and its role in the United Nations. Learn about the roots of state constitutions and the challenges for state and local governments.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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