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Roots of Democracy Videos

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Explore the conditions that gave rise to the Three Fires and Haudenosaunee confederacies and the lessons from their approaches to democratic principles.

Video still from Founding Narratives: The Evolution of Ancient Athenian and Early American Democracy

An introduction to early Classical and Enlightenment experiments in democracy and the way ideas from these periods ultimately shaped the American Constitution.

Photo of first draft of US Constitution (made by First Nations)

Native systems of governance have faced intense challenges since European explorers first landed on these shores.

Presenter Rebecca  Webster

How can America address its big problems through government leadership and individual citizen participation?

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