Lecture 25 - 11/19/2010
Lecture 25
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Freedom = Democracy: The Importance of Free Press in Maintaining a Democracy
Freedom of the press is one of the rights protected by the 1st Amendment and is essential to a democracy. Through the activities in this lesson, students will analyze the importance of free press in a democracy and how that freedom has evolved over time. Students will also see how a restricted freedom of the press, like that found in Iraq, helps dictators maintain power.
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The Politics of FGM: The Influence of External and Locally-Led Initiatives in The Gambia [Audio]
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MoLeNET Overview
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BeeVisit
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Le laser : fonctionnement et application - Emmanuel Rosencher

Une cobférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

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Lycée Sainte Marie (59 Beaucamps Ligny)


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Earthquake Investigations
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Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
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