“It is most refreshing to see a new set of resources arriving to help in the presentation and teaching of American politics…”


This six-part series is an ideal tool for introducing and exploring key aspects of U.S. government and public policy. Using a combination of eye-catching graphics, dynamic video footage, and interviews with legal and political scholars, each episode celebrates a particular dimension of American democracy while equipping students to candidly discuss political issues.

The series includes the following 6 titles:

Citizenship and Civic Responsibilities

Elections and Political Parties

The Constitution and Foundations of Government

The Judicial Branch

The Executive Branch

The Legislative Branch

Each DVD resource provides a 25-minute (approx.) chaptered video with on-demand subtitles and downloadable viewable/printable support material – click here for sample.

For further details, preview clips and on-line ordering please click on the title links above.

“Any teacher of American politics will gain from having these at their disposal for introducing the major concepts, themes and background for common A Level topics.”

“As short, direct informative introductions these programmes are very good and there is no better way to refresh a politics department’s American DVD resource bank”.

“Viewtech have brought a really good resource to the UK market to help British teachers continue to engage and inform their students of American politics for a good number of years”.

– March 2011, Christopher Bates, Director of Education, Kimbolton School / Schools Liaison, British Association for American Studies.

Available on approval from only £24.75 each*

*Discounted price when purchasing the U.S. Government – How It Works Series – Complete Set of 6 DVD resources. Includes public performance rights for use within a single educational establishment, excludes p&p and VAT. Quote promotional discount code: HHM125 at the checkout when ordering online.

Orders may also be placed using the printable information sheet and discounted order form provided here, or by school/college purchase order to:

Viewtech Educational Media
7-8 Falcons Gate
Dean Road
BS37 5NH
tel: 01454 858055
fax: 01454 858056
tel/fax: 01454 313272

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