Category Archives: U.S. Government

How does the Electoral College work? – video

This video provides a brief explanation of the U.S. presidential electoral college as explained by Christina Greer.

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Inauguration of George Washington – HBO John Adams series

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The Passing of the Declaration of Independence – HBO series John Adams video

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Declaration of Independence – NFL Tribute

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Preamble of the United States – Videos

Excerpt from the Andy Griffith Show The Preamble (introduction) of the United States Constitution.        

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Federalism in the United States (Venn Diagram)

The concept of federalism in the U.S. government alludes to the division of duties/responsibilites between the federal/national government and the individual states. Powers not specifically┬ádelegated or inferred in the U.S. Constitution fall within the responsbility of the individual states. However, … Continue reading

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What is Judicial Review?

Judicial review is the power of the judicial branch of the U.S. government to decide if legislation from Congress or the Executive branch violates the U.S. Constitution. If the Supreme Court rules that legislation violates the constitution, it declares the … Continue reading

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