UNITED STATES CIVICS & THE CONSTITUTION
How is the United States government set up, and how do the people keep it working?
The Constitution Center has many online resources including text from the Constitution, original documents that inspired it, and current issues that relate to it. You can access their website here.
iCivics, a website started by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Conner, has information and games about the many parts of the U.S. government. You can access it by clicking here.
BrainPOP has a great game you can play about the three branches of government. You can play it by clicking here.
TEDED has a video about the three branches of government and separation of powers. You can watch it by clicking here.
Maryville University offers a very comprehensive site on the three branches of government with loads of great links. A very special thanks to Ms. Abigail and her awesome students for sharing this resource. Click here
The United States Department of Homeland Security describes "citizenship" and a citizen's rights and responsibilities on their Citizenship and Immigration Services webpage. What do you think about this explanation? What perspective does it show? What would you add? Take a critical look here.
People taking action today to stand up for rights the Constitution promises:
Click here to watch immigrants and community leaders in North Carolina shut down the entrance to Governor Pat McCrory's mansion by assembling together to protest a bill that hurts immigrants.