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The Making Of America's Presidency

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Chronicles the beginnings of American democracy. Includes early forms of government, the Continental Congresses, events leading to the Declaration of Independence, and important battles. Discusses the Constitution's form of government and its system of checks and balances. With George Washington's inauguration, the idea of American democracy became reality.

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Runtime: 13 minutes 52 seconds

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Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 1
13 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Still image from: George Washington
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 2
9 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: John Adams & Thomas Jefferson
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 3
14 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: Madison & Monroe
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 4
12 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: J.Q. Adams, Jackson, & Van Buren
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 5
12 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: W. H. Harrison, Tyler, Polk, & Taylor
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 6
12 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: Fillmore, Pierce, & Buchanan
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 7
9 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: Abraham Lincoln
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 8
10 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: A. Johnson, Grant, & Hayes
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 9
11 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Still image from: Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland,  & B. Harrison
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 10
12 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8