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The Modern Version Of School House Rock

ABC's School House Rock

ABC’s School House Rock

Stories That Educate

If you’re in your late 40s, 50s or 60s you probably remember ABC’s Saturday morning cartoons for School House Rock. One of my favorites was “I’m Just a Bill” (on YouTube) hosted by Disney Educational Productions.

This week I found a modern version of these educational shorts. And they’re not made for kids, but for adults and about adult topics that many people seem to not know about, weren’t taught in school or have forgotten.

Important things like how does your Constitutional Government work? Who controls the budget purse strings and how do elections really work? What’s the Electoral College for and why do we even still need it? Which we don’t, but why do we have it in the first place?

The CGP Grey Channel on Youtube is a great place to have all those questions answered. And not through some boring monotone talk over your head lecture. Nope his videos turn some confusing topics into wonderfully simple videos that explain and educate at the same time. Continue reading