Congressional Moments Videos

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From the Center on Congress

“Examine key legislation throughout our country’s history that impacts our lives today. Watch videos featuring primary source images from the Library of Congress that illuminate these significant decisions in our nation’s history.”

Video topics: Child Labor, Women’s Suffrage, National Park Service, Interstate Highway System, Marshall Plan, Morrill Act, GI Bill, Securities and Exchange Commission, Social Security, Environmental Protection Agency, Head Start, Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Center on Congress provides resources decipher the complexities of the US Congress for educators and the American citizenry as a whole.