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Fundamentals of Legal Research

Civics

For many of you, basics civics was introduced in 4th grade. Here are some resources to help you quickly brush up on American government.

Where does law come from?

History of America Politics

The Branches of Government

Legislative Branch

  • Government Made Easy: Legislative Branch - This five minute video begins with various citizens answering basic questions about the legislative branch.  The producers of the video then provide the correct answers.

Executive Branch

  • Government Made Easy: Executive Branch - This five minute video begins with various citizens answering basic questions about the executive branch.  The producers of the video then provide the correct answers. 

Judicial Branch

  • Government Made Easy:  Judicial Branch - This five minute video begins with various citizens answering basic questions about the judicial branch.  The producers of the video then provide the correct answers.

The Constitution