Table of Contents 

How Our Government Works


Five Things to Know About the Constitution

America's founding document

The Right Stuff

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

The Three Branches of Government

Sharing power in America

Democracy In Action 


The Right To Vote

The struggle for voting rights 

Every Vote Counts

Why don't more Americans vote?


Kids Get Involved


These Laws Are Kids' Stuff

Students help get laws passed

Making A Difference

Kids work on important issues


Mastering Media


Know the Source

Tips for finding trustworthy sources 

Don't Be Fooled by Fake News

Learn to separate fact from fiction 


Take The Quiz! 


Becoming an American

Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test?