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.


176 Pieces

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What goes on inside the Federal Bureau of Investigation?

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:37
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It protects against searches and seizures... but only those that are unreasonable.

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:32
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Its official title is an "Act To Prevent Pernicious Political Activities."

  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:03
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What exactly does the Department of Justice do?

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
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What does it mean to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment?

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1
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One of our broadest, and least appreciated, civil rights laws.

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:16
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Where do the billions of dollars spent on U.S. foreign aid go?

  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
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Highways, bridges, culverts, and more... Who pays for infrastructure, and who benefits?

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:09
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How does the U.S. handle hostage situations?

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:29
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What happens when one president leaves office and another one enters?

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  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:13
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What does the National Guard do? Who "calls it in?"

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  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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What role does ICE play in immigration policy?

  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
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Space! The final frontier... for civics?

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  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:01
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If you want to get your hands on government documents, there's a law for that.

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 1
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What's the role of Police in our government?

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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What is the story of public water in the United States?

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:29
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What's the difference between them?

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 25:09
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Why midterms matter, plus a snapshot of a historic midterm from 1826.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 21:18
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A history of our national icons in the Supreme Court

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 27:54
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Four Supreme Court cases that define the 1st Amendment in schools.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 24:45
  • Purchases: 2