Parliament Tour Preview | NZ Parliament
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Parliament Tour Preview | NZ Parliament

Kia ora tātou katoa. Welcome to the New Zealand Parliament. It’s one of the longest-running Parliaments in the world. We were the first to give women the vote, and we’ve got universal suffrage, which means that everyone in New Zealand gets to vote. We pride ourselves on being open and transparent. We like people watching […]

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What is the role of the judiciary branch of government in Pennsylvania?
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What is the role of the judiciary branch of government in Pennsylvania?

The judiciary, or the courts, interpret laws, apply those laws, settle legal disputes and decide whether laws follow the state’s Constitution. There are five levels of courts in Pennsylvania with two additional courts in the state’s largest cities: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Magisterial district courts are in all of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties except Philadelphia. Magisterial judges, […]

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Teaching with the Records of Congress
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Teaching with the Records of Congress

This is a rerecording of the webinar Teaching with the Records of Congress a presentation offered by the Center for Legislative Archives for educators on Thursday April 18, 2019. The Center for Legislative Archives, part of the National Archives and Records Administration preserves and makes available the historical records of the United States House of […]

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