Presidents Day is a holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. It is a day when Americans honor the leaders who have served as President of the United States.
Getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving? In addition to giving thanks, use this holiday as an opportunity for civic learning.
Veterans Day is a civic learning opportunity. Explore explore history, civics, reading and writing, 21st century content and more. Here are a few great resources!
Video links, activities and resources for watching debates!
Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world.That was MLK's dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home
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What is the President's job? How does the President get elected?
Government 101 for kids
Free posters about government
Election Day's not the end of your role as an active citizen...it is the beginning!
Check the facts like an expert!
Students deliberate issues of national security and surveillance in this activity from CSPAN. Includes lesson plan, DBQ, news and video clips, and more.
How does the government pay its debt? Check out this simple graphic.
In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly created and voted to approve new legislation about voting laws. In 2016, federal courts ruled that NC's Voter ID law is discriminatory.
Find the correspondence and other writings of 6 founders of the United States.
Looking for government websites?
A student shares her tips on how to find legislation online
3 branches of government for kids
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GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders.
Smart, fun programs connect classroom learning with hands-on experiences that help K-12 students to build civic literacy and leadership from an early age.