Supreme Court
00:54 - 04:55
4m 1s
The Supreme Court announces rulings that can change how certain social issues are viewed. With the checks and balances, the Supreme Court upholds the judicial branch, ensuring fair rulings and legislation.


Please sign in to write a comment.
Video Transcript

Related Clips

The president upholds the executive branch of government. They may seem to have absolute power, but the Constituion ensures that it is distrbuted evenly, with the checks and balances system.
John Green explains the history of the United States in the 1960's, inculding the Civil Rights Movement, the assassinations of JFK and MLK, and the beginning of the Vietnam War.
The news slips reports on the events leading up to the passing of the War Powers Act, and the further implication of this law. The legislative branch is given more power to limit the president's control to send troops into war.
Has profanity
Ron and other Vietnam veterans protest the Vietnam War at the 1972 Republican National Convention. Their protest illustrates the unpopularity of the war among United States veterans.
Craig explains why the Founding Fathers implemented checks and balances into the government and how this concept keeps all the branches equal and in check.