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        Election Foundations

        In this video, students are introduced to why we have presidential elections in the United States. They will learn what a constitutional democracy is and how the government gets its power from the consent of its citizens. They will understand the important principles of the U.S. Constitution, the foundations of government and the importance of civic participation.

        This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

        Also Available in English | Spanish
        Contributor: PBS LearningMedia

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