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Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action (Chapter 12--Policy Implementation)

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In this episode, Dr. Andrew Rudalevige discusses how government policy is implemented and how government agencies are involved in many aspects of daily life. Through a study of foundational documents like the Constitution and the Supreme Court case Massachusetts v. EPA, students learn about the complex world of bureaucracy and the role of each branch of government in overseeing government agencies. This episode includes a summary of the spoils system, civil service, regulations, statutes, congressional oversight committees, executive orders, and judicial review. Part of the "Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action" series.

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Runtime: 16 minutes

Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 1
13 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
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Episode 3
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Episode 4
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Episode 5
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Episode 6
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Episode 7
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Episode 8
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Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Episode 9
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Grade Level: 10 - 12
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 10
13 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12