Building on the American Heritage Series

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Events and figures in American history are revisited in a moral and religious context.

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Foundations of American Government Season 1, Episode 13 Jan 1, 2011 Subscription

America's government rests on five simple principles found in the Declaration of Independence. But what inspired our Founding Fathers to create this distinct form of government? Why did they choose these particular principles as the basis of our nation? And why is it important for Americans to preserve them today?

Preserving America's Heritage Season 1, Episode 12 Jan 1, 2011 Subscription

From news desks to dinner tables and even in the White House, America's Christian heritage has been the source of great debate in recent years. Is America still a Christian nation? Is there proof that our Founding Fathers were actually men of Christian faith? As conflicting answers circulate in society, another question has emerged in many American minds. Why does America's heritage even matter?

Demystifying the Judicial System Season 1, Episode 11 Jan 1, 2011 Subscription

Of all the nation's branches of government, the judicial branch is the most commonly misunderstood. With a court system that bears little resemblance to the constitution, it's time to demystify our nation's judicial branch. What was the original purpose of the judicial branch? How do we hold our courts accountable?

The Role of Government Season 1, Episode 10 Jan 1, 2011 Subscription

America's government was formed with an important balance of powers and limitations, but many Americans are unaware of where this balance lies. So what is the proper role of government? How should it fit into the average citizen's life? And how should it relate with other institutions like church and family?

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