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60-Second Civics Podcast

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A quick and convenient way to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. Explore themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government. 60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

Episodes (251)

60-Second Civics: Episode 4618, George Washington on Patriotism: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 5

May 16, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4617, Washington's Support for Civilian Government: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 4

May 13, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4616, The Newburgh Conspiracy: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 3

May 12, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4615, George Washington the Soldier: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 2

May 11, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4614, George Washington's Early Life: The Presidency of George Washington, Pt 1

May 10, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4613, Separated Powers and Parliamentary Systems: We the People with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 11

May 9, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4612, Objections to the Constitution: We the People with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 10

May 6, 7 AM·10 secs

60-Second Civics: Episode 4611, The Founders' Focus on the Legislative Branch: We the People with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 9

May 5, 7 AM·2½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4610, The System of Separated and Shared Powers: We the People with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 8

May 4, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4609, Election of the President by the Electoral College: We the People with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 7

May 3, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4608, Election of the President by Congress: We the People Open Course with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 6

May 2, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4607, Election of the President by the People: We the People Open Course with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 5

Apr 29, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4606, Designing the Judicial Branch: We the People Open Course with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 4

Apr 28, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4605, Designing the Executive Branch: We the People Open Course with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 3

Apr 27, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4604, Designing the Legislative Branch: We the People Open Course with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 2

Apr 26, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4603, Factors for Designing the National Government: We the People Open Course with Dr. Scott Casper Pt. 1

Apr 25, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4602, A Just and a Lasting Peace: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 16

Apr 22, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4601, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 15

Apr 21, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4600, Abraham Lincoln and America's Founding Principles: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 14

Apr 20, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4599, The Emancipation Proclamation: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 12

Apr 19, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4598, The Emancipation Proclamation: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 12

Apr 18, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4597, Abraham Lincoln on Slavery: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 11

Apr 15, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4596, Lincoln Takes Strong Action Against the Rebellion: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 10

Apr 14, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4595, Suspending the Writ of Habeas Corpus: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 9

Apr 13, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4594, The Prize Cases: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 8

Apr 12, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4593, Congress Approves Lincoln's Actions: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 7

Apr 11, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4592, Lincoln Takes Immediate Action Against the Confederacy: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 6

Apr 8, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4591, The Civil War Begins: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 5

Apr 7, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4590, Abraham Lincoln Elected President: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 4

Apr 6, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4589, Abraham Lincoln Opposes the Kansas-Nebraska Act: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 3

Apr 5, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4588, Abraham Lincoln Begins His Political Career: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 2

Apr 4, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4587, Abraham Lincoln's Early Life: Abraham Lincoln and Executive Power, Part 1

Apr 1, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4586, Dr. Carla Hayden's Advice to Young Women Considering Public Service: Women's History Month, Part 31

Mar 31, 7 AM·1 min

60-Second Civics: Episode 4585, Dr. Carla Hayden on Becoming the Librarian of Congress: Women's History Month, Pt 30

Mar 30, 7 AM·2 mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4584, Dr. Carla Hayden on Resources from the Library of Congress: Women's History Month, Pt 29

Mar 29, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4583, Advice to Young People Considering Public Service: Women's History Month, Part 28

Mar 28, 7 AM·60 secs

60-Second Civics: Episode 4582, Judge Mae D'Agostino on Barriers to Women Entering the Legal Profession: Women's History Month, Part 27

Mar 27, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4581, Judge Mae D'Agostino on Serving as a U.S. District Court Judge: Women's History Month, Part 26

Mar 26, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4580, The Equal Rights Amendment: Women's History Month, Part 25

Mar 25, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4579, The Nineteenth Amendment: Women's History Month, Part 24

Mar 24, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4578, The Woman Suffrage Procession of 1913: Women's History Month, Part 23

Mar 23, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4577, Mary Church Terrell: Women's History Month, Part 22

Mar 22, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4576, Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin: Women's History Month, Part 21

Mar 21, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4575, Ida Tarbell: Women's History Month, Part 20

Mar 20, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4574, Ida B. Wells: Women's History Month, Part 19

Mar 19, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4573, Susan B. Anthony: Women's History Month, Part 18

Mar 18, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4572, Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women's History Month, Part 17

Mar 17, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4570, The Forten Sisters: Women's History Month, Part 15

Mar 15, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4569, Lucretia Mott: Women's History Month, Part 14

Mar 14, 7 AM·1½ mins

60-Second Civics: Episode 4568, Sarah and Angelina Grimke: Women's History Month, Part 13

Mar 13, 8 AM·1½ mins

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