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Should we police our police?

Should we raise the national standard for when police can use lethal force?

Should we have more than 2 major political parties?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we outlaw political parties or add more?

Should we make voting mandatory?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have compulsory voting?

Should we have mandatory military service?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have a national conscription?

Should we elect our Supreme Court Justices?

If we started America from scratch today, would we elect our Supreme Court justices?

Should it be illegal for Facebook to sell your data?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would Facebook be in the Bill of Rights?

Should the U.S. require half of its government to be female?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would our government have a gender quota?

Should we rewrite our constitution?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, who would write our constitution?

What if there were no states?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have states?

Should we have a president?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we have a president?

Should 12-Year-Olds be Allowed to Vote?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would 12-year-olds be allowed to vote?

About America From Scratch

What if we made "America From Scratch" today rather than 250 years ago? Would 12-year-olds be allowed to vote? What if there were no states? Host Toussaint Morrison joins the PBS Digital Studios family to ask these big questions and celebrate the incredible opportunities represented by our ongoing American experiment. Produced by Rewire as part of the Twin Cities PBS "In It Together" initiative.

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