Grade 1 - Let's Learn About The Government

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Video Storyline: As a new country, the United States had to create its own of new rules. We look at some of the important laws and symbols of the country, and what it means to be a citizen.

Video length: 8:11 minutes.

Topics covered in this Video

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Conflict with England

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Declaration of Independence

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Setting up the new country

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Creating the Constitution

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What is a law?

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What is a citizen?

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Citizenship & voting

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Elections

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National symbols

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Videos in this Series

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Grade 1 - All About Work

Grade 1 - The Earth Around Us

Grade 1 - Families and Neighbors

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