Government Videos

Governments include dictatorships and democracies, parliaments and congresses. More than a system of rules and regulations, they help civilized people to live together peacefully. These stories explore different forms of government.

Born on the 12th of February, in 1809, Abraham Lincoln was America's 16th president. For many people, this man with humble beginnings was the greatest...

During November, 1558, Queen Mary (the eldest child of Henry VIII) acknowledged her half-sister, Princess Elizabeth, as her heir.

In a famous exchange at the United Nations, Adlai Stevenson (the American Ambassador) confronts Ambassador Zorin (and his Soviet colleagues) with evid...

On October 25, 1962, Adlai Stevenson confronts Soviet Ambassador Zorin in the United Nations. The US, says Stevenson, is prepared to "wait until hell ...

Lin-Manuel Miranda performs the opening rap song from his award winning play "Hamilton".

Alice Paul and Lucy Burns work hard to build their Congressional Committee.

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Protesting the treatment of women, and still advocating for women's suffrage by reminding President Wilson of his own words (applied in a different co...

Did you know ... America's Civil War started where it ended - in the backyard of Wilmer McLean. Take a look at this piece of American (and Virginian) ...

Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) was America's seventh president.

Auschwitz became the worst Nazi death camp of all.

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